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{{Company|image1 = Keystonelogo.jpg|industry = Drilling machinery|founded = February 2, 1882|founder(s) = *Robert M. Downie
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*John G. Downie
[[File:Keystonedriller.PNG|thumb|387x387px|Advertisement from the 1905-1906 edition of ''Thomas' Register of American Manufacturers'']]
 
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*James D. McAnlis|headquarters = *Fallston, PA. (1882-1887)
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*Beaver Falls, PA. (1887-1959)|defunct = 1959|image2 = Keystoneportable.PNG|caption2 = Keystone Portable Steam Driller Co. shop in Fallston, PA., ca. 1883}}The '''Keystone Drill Company '''was founded on February 2, 1882 by brothers Robert M. and John G. Downie and James D. McAnlis in Fallston, Pennsylvania. It was a successor to '''R. M. Downie & Bro.''', which had been established by the Downie brothers in Allegheny City, Pennsylvania in 1879. Its industry was drilling machinery and its headquarters were in Fallston, Pennsylvania (1882-1887) and Beaver Falls, Pennsylvania (1887-1959).
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The company filed for bankruptcy in 1937 and was reorganized in 1940. In 1952, the firm acquired and merged with the [[Star Drilling Machine Company]]. The plant was shut down in 1959 after being sold to the [[Koehring Company]].
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=== '''<u>PLANTS</u>''' ===
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* Beaver Falls, Pennsylvania (1887-1959)
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* Carthage, Missouri (1896-1917)
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* Fallston, Pennsylvania (1882-1891)
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* Joplin, Missouri (1917-1951)
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=== '''<u>COMPANY NAMES</u>''' ===
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Keystone Portable Steam Driller Company (1882-1891)
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Keystone Driller Company (1891-1952)
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Stardrill-Keystone Company (1952-1959)
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=== '''<u>ADVERTISEMENTS</u>''' ===
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File:Keystonedriller.PNG|From the 1905-1906 edition of ''Thomas' Register of American Manufacturers''
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</gallery>

Revision as of 23:03, 19 March 2020

The Keystone Drill Company was founded on February 2, 1882 by brothers Robert M. and John G. Downie and James D. McAnlis in Fallston, Pennsylvania. It was a successor to R. M. Downie & Bro., which had been established by the Downie brothers in Allegheny City, Pennsylvania in 1879. Its industry was drilling machinery and its headquarters were in Fallston, Pennsylvania (1882-1887) and Beaver Falls, Pennsylvania (1887-1959).

The company filed for bankruptcy in 1937 and was reorganized in 1940. In 1952, the firm acquired and merged with the Star Drilling Machine Company. The plant was shut down in 1959 after being sold to the Koehring Company.

PLANTS

  • Beaver Falls, Pennsylvania (1887-1959)
  • Carthage, Missouri (1896-1917)
  • Fallston, Pennsylvania (1882-1891)
  • Joplin, Missouri (1917-1951)

COMPANY NAMES

Keystone Portable Steam Driller Company (1882-1891)

Keystone Driller Company (1891-1952)

Stardrill-Keystone Company (1952-1959)

ADVERTISEMENTS