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Manufacturers Index - Bovaird & Seyfang Mfg. Co.

Bovaird & Seyfang Mfg. Co.
Shamburg, PA; Titusville, PA; Bradford, PA, U.S.A.
Company Website: http://bovairdsupply.com/
Manufacturer Class: Steam and Gas Engines

Last Modified: Jan 3 2014 1:16PM by joelr4
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Founded in 1871 as the Central Iron Works in Shamburg, PA., by John L. Seyfang, the company moved to Titusville in 1875 and became a partnership between David Bovaird & John L. Seyfang In 1879 they moved once again to Bradford, PA. In 1891 the company became the Bovaird & Seyfang Mfg. Co. and in 1895, David Boviard formed Bovaird & Co. as a separate entity. This firm is still in business today and is located in Tulsa, OK.

Information Sources

  • American Steam Engine Builders: 1800-1900 by Kenneth L. Cope, 2006 page 40
  • American Gasoline Engines Since 1872 by C. H. Wendel, Volume #1, 1983 page 62
  • The Complete Guide to Stationary Gas Engines by Mark Meincke, 1996 page 100
  • Bore & Strokes, Coolspring Power Museum, V9, #1, 1997
  • History of the Counties of McKean, Elk, and Forest, Pennsylvania, 1890 pages 337,337 & 392