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Manufacturers Index - Bradford Machine Tool Co.
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      In 1840, James Bradford founded a business to make flour mill machinery. It became the Bradford Mill Co. in 1875 and the flour mill business was sold off when the company reorganized in 1900 as the Bradford Machine Tool Co. The business continued until after 1976.

      More History can be found at Tony Griffith's Lathe web site.

Information Sources

  • American Lathe Builders: 1810-1910 by Kenneth L. Cope, 2001 page 24