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  American Mining Tool Marking.JPG - AMERICAN MINING TOOL CO - Tin face lamp, marked AMERICAN MINING TOOL CO. OTTUMWA IOWA in diamond on font, 3 1/4 in. tall to top of spout  (The American Mining Tool Co. is a hard to find brand mark.  Although they had a large product line of mining tools and supplies including clothing, they seem to be overlooked since the much larger Hardsocg Co. was also located in Ottumwa, Iowa.  The American Mining Tool Co. was formed in 1906 with F.W. Simmons as president.  The firm occupied several brick buildings on nearly 4 1/2 acres near the Burlington and Rock Island Railroad tracks in Ottumwa.  They continued to manufacture a variety of mining supplies and provided equipment repair using their machine and forging shops for other local companies.  In 1942, the the company ceased all operations and went out of business.  See Johnson, Eureka #2, pp 15-16)  
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American Mining Tool Marking | AMERICAN MINING TOOL CO - Tin face lamp, marked AMERICAN MINING TOOL CO. OTTUMWA IOWA in diamond on font, 3 1/4 in. tall to top of spout (The American Mining Tool Co. is a hard to find brand mark. Although they had a large product line of mining tools and supplies including clothing, they seem to be overlooked since the much larger Hardsocg Co. was also located in Ottumwa, Iowa. The American Mining Tool Co. was formed in 1906 with F.W. Simmons as president. The firm occupied several brick buildings on nearly 4 1/2 acres near the Burlington and Rock Island Railroad tracks in Ottumwa. They continued to manufacture a variety of mining supplies and provided equipment repair using their machine and forging shops for other local companies. In 1942, the the company ceased all operations and went out of business. See Johnson, Eureka #2, pp 15-16) Download Original Image
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