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Variant company name:
Ansonia and Derby, Connecticut, foundry and manufacturer of heavy machinery. Founded in 1848 as Almon Farrel and Company in Ansonia, changing its name to Farrel Foundry in 1850. Reorganized in 1857 as the Farrel Foundry and Machine Company; merged with the Birmingham Iron Foundry (founded in 1836) in 1927 to form Farrel-Birmingham Company, Inc. Acquired Consolidated Machine Tool Corporation in 1951; changed its name again to Farrel Company in 1963. Became a division of United Shoe Machinery and was part of the merger of that company with Emhart Corporation in 1976. Emhart Corporation dissolved in 1989 when it merged with Black & Decker Corporation.  Search this
Company Name:
Farrel Corp.  Search this
Related companies:
Farrel-Birmingham Co., Inc., Buffalo, NY; Farrel Foundry & Machine Co., Ansonia, CT and Buffalo, NY; Birmingham Iron Foundry, Derby, CT; Consolidated Machine Corp. of America, Rochester, NY.  Search this
Notes content:
Machining center; open-side milling; roll contouring; duplex cavity miller; boring, drilling machines. Hydraulic, track-mounted forging manipulators. Meehanite alloy. Speed reducers; cylinder grinder; gearflex couplings; Farrel-Sykes gear generators, gears and gear units. Four-roll washer for washing rubber; hose machinery for wrapped hose; hand screw presses; rubber mills; mixing aprons for rubber mills; experimental equipment for rubber laboratories; safety devices, motor drive units for rubber machinery; hydraulic multiple presses; hydraulic accumulators; alligator, trimming, vertical shears; cinder grinder; universal shaft coupling; herringbone gears; helical gears ; spur gears ; coil friction clutches. Farrel & Bacon ore and rock crushing machinery: revolving screens, elevators, conveyors, etc. ; see also cataloged portion of this company shelved mostly under Farrel Corp. ;
Includes:
Trade catalog
Black and white images
Physical description:
43 pieces; 1 box
Language:
English
Type of material:
Trade catalogs
Trade literature
Place:
Ansonia, Connecticut, United States
Date:
1900s
Topic (Romaine term):
Engines and motors: steam; oil; gas; etc.  Search this
Foundries; supplies and equipment  Search this
Iron and steel products (castings; sheet steel; steel wire; wire rope; pig iron and structural steel products )  Search this
Machine tools and metalworking equipment  Search this
Materials handling equipment (includes barrels; bottling and filling; casters; chains; etc.)  Search this
Mills and milling supplies  Search this
Mining machinery; equipment and supplies  Search this
Plastics and rubber  Search this
Topic:
Barrels  Search this
Bottling  Search this
Engines  Search this
Foundries  Search this
Industrial equipment  Search this
Iron industry and trade  Search this
Machine-tools  Search this
Metal-working machinery  Search this
Milling machinery  Search this
Mining machinery industry  Search this
Motors  Search this
Plastics industry and trade  Search this
Rubber industry and trade  Search this
Steel industry and trade  Search this
Record ID:
SILNMAHTL_14519
Location:
Trade Literature at the American History Museum Library
Collection:
Smithsonian Libraries Trade Literature Collections
Data source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:SILNMAHTL_14519