Source: Rockford Register-Republic April 10, 1957
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
Source: Northwest Quarterly magazine Winter 2006 – 2007
Source: Rockford Register Star 1/2/2011
Source: Rockford Register Star 8/28/2012
Source: Rockford Register Star 11/1/2012
Source: Sunday Register-Star July 23, 1972
Source: Rockford Register Republic July 21 1972
Source: Rockford Register Republic July 21, 1972
Text: “Beautification of parks, forest preserves and roadways through
the planting of trees and shrubs is underway, giving employment to
scores of men. This picture shows Bert Troller and J.K. Dawson trimming
saplings preparatory to planting in Rock cut forest preserve system
Source: Rockford Morning Star April 12, 1935