AUSTIN-WESTERN Division of BLH - Brief history:

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Re: AUSTIN-WESTERN Division of BLH - Brief history:

Postby hankadam » Wed Oct 28, 2009 7:39 am

No longer available. History is summarized on first post, March 12, 2004.
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Re: AUSTIN-WESTERN Division of BLH - Brief history:

Postby titan52 » Tue Jan 12, 2010 7:00 pm

HANK,
WOULD YOU PLEASE SEND ME A COPY OF THE 5 PAGE NARRATIVE..HERE'S MY EMAIL TITAN52TA@YAHOO.COM..
THANKS SO MUCH ...TOM
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Re: AUSTIN-WESTERN Division of BLH - Brief history:

Postby hankadam » Wed Jan 13, 2010 8:50 am

No longer available = see history summary in the first post. Take care, Hank
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Re: AUSTIN-WESTERN Division of BLH - Brief history:

Postby kgparkhurst » Mon Apr 26, 2010 2:24 pm

We are very interested in the Austin-Western Road Machinery Co. The CEO of our company, W. E. Hall Co., Inc.'s father was involved in road building in the very early 1900's in conjunction with this company. He was involved in the California Highway road building at this time from Stanford down to Carpinteria.

She has an early "The Road Builder's Guide to a complete grading, rock crushing and road surfacing equipment" issued by the Austin-Western Road Machinery Co.-Chicago.

If it is possible, I would like to receive the article on the above company to share with her.

K.G. Parkhurst
W. E. Hall Co., Inc.
P.O. Box 2450
Newport Beach, CA 92658-8972
(949) 650-4555 Phone
kgparkhurst@pcpipe.com
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Re: AUSTIN-WESTERN Division of BLH - Brief history:

Postby locomotive112 » Thu Jun 02, 2011 1:35 am

Everyone that is still wanting "hankadam" (Hank) to send you a copy of his "five page narative" on the BLH Co. - Brief History,

its right here; viewtopic.php?f=5&t=28116

Just go through the thread and cut out all of Hanks "parts" until you have it all together.
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Re: AUSTIN-WESTERN Division of BLH - Brief history:

Postby johan54 » Thu Aug 11, 2011 6:22 pm

I am partially restoring an Austin horse drawn grader ca. 1880 and would appreciate any information you could supply. There are a couple of missing pieces and I am trying to figure out what they were. The grader has metal wheels. Thanks.
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