Mattison Machine Works – 1962

Mattison 1962

Source:  Rockford Morning Star-Register “Century Plus Ten” Edition March 19, 1962

Mattison Machine Works – 1950

Mattison Machine Works

Mattison Machine Works, Alan C Mattison Pres; Philip L Mattison V-Pres-Treas; Ronald W. Mattison sec; Machinery Manufacturers, 545 Blackhawk Park Ave.

Source of Ad and Co. listing: 1950 Polk’s Rockford City Directory


Shoudy Manufacturing Company – 1891

Shoudy Manufacturing Company.  This business is conducted by Israel Shoudy, with an invested capital of $10,000, and was established in 1888.  Tank heaters, feed cookers, grinders, lawn mower attachments, and all other specialties are manufactured, with a force of ten employees.  The business will foot up to $10,000 a year, with a pay-roll of $3,000. The building occupied is on South Wyman Street, on the water power, is of frame, 30×60′, two stories high, with a 30×40′ wing.

Source: “Industrial and Picturesque Rockford,” by Eugene Browne and F. Ford Rowe, 1891.