Woodward Governor Co.

“E” Award

Source: Illinois in the Second World War 940.5373 W34 v.2 pg. 73

E Award presented 1942, to which 4 stars have been added

Amos Woodward 1870 patent waterwheel governor manufactured  hydraulic governors for prime movers: governors in Grand Coulee Dam, Spokane, WA governors in Soviet Union’s Dnieprostroy Dam.

Accomplishments include 1911: hydraulic governor 1917: automatic auxiliary equipment for remotely controlled hdro plants 1919: moto-driven governor head 1931: permanent magnet generator 1934: cabinet type actuator on Monroe Dam, Columbus, Nebraska on Watts Bar Dam near Dayton, Tennessee, Diesel governors on military ships unit for automatically controlling adjustable-pitch propellers Woodward airplane governor steam and wind turbine governors.

1872-1893 in frame structure plant 1893 moved into N.C. Thompson’s Reaper Works Building.

Source: 75 Years of Looking Forward: Woodward Governor Company, Rockford, Illinois

Woodward Governor Co.

Source: Northwest Quarterly magazine Winter 2006 – 2007

Woodward Governor Co

Source: Rockford Register Star 1/2/2011

Woodward Governor Co Expansion

Woodward Governor Co. Expansion 2

Woodward Governor TIF

Woodward Governor TIF 2

Source: Rockford Register Star 8/28/2012

Woodward Governor Campus

Source: Rockford Register Star 11/1/2012





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