FYI, in some unrelated corporate remans searches, I ran across the "Niles Machine Works" of Hamilton, Ohio. This eventually became the "Hamilton" in BLH. It's also my theory - yet unproven - that the Niles portion of Shepard-Niles Crane company, of Montour Falls, NY, was derived from Niles Machine works, as the Shepard part started out as a bridge builder, not a machinery builder. Hank if you know anything of that distant corner of the BLH group, let me know. Thanks!
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