Fonds F 220 - Waterous Engine Works Company fonds

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Waterous Engine Works Company fonds

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CA ON00009 F 220

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  • 1814-1918 (Creation)

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5 cm of textual records
14 technical drawings

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The Waterous Engine Works Company was a Brantford, Ontario business, incorporated in 1879, which specialized in the construction of fire engines.

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Fonds consists of an autobiographical sketch of Charles Horatio Waterous, catalogues of the Waterous Engine Works Company and the Brantford Engine Works Company, and technical drawings of machinery. Catalogues contain drawings and descriptions of various machine parts, price lists, a synopsis of the conditions and terms of sale, testimonials of past customers, newspaper excerpts regarding the products of the company, and other information.

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Fonds was loaned to the Archives of Ontario in 1979 for copying purposes by Roy Belshaw of Brantford, Ontario.


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Records are available as photoreproductions only.

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Copyright held by creator. These materials cannot be published without permission of the copyright holder.

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