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Canada’s American-Owned American-Abell Engine & Thresher Company

In 1902 the Advance Thresher Company and the Minneapolis Threshing Machine Company jointly purchased the John Abell plant in Toronto, Ontario, Canada, and renamed it the American-Abell Engine & Thresher Company Limited.Although American owned, the new company immediately adopted the policy of “Canadian-made goods for Canadian users” and continued without interruption to ...

H.S. Turner | Sep 1, 1951

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