Eastman Machine Co.


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779 Washington Street, Buffalo NY 14203
SBL: 111.31-12-1.11
Ellicott Council District
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Next to: Sacret Heart Convent
Across from: Sidway Building, Courier Express Building, Trico Plant #1, M. Wile and Company Building, and the Washington Street side of 743 Main Street


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Home of the Eastman Machine Company, a manufacturer or fabric cutting machines.

  • "The company was founded in 1888 by George Eastman following his invention of the first electric fabric cutting machine. Eastman mounted a fractional electric motor to a platform which was attached to a reciprocating knife mechanism. The invention revolutionized the apparel industry, ending tedious manual cutting-room labor. The company was acquired by the Stevenson family in 1898 and has thrived for five generations as a family-owned and operated business based in Buffalo, NY."

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Added 2013-10-28 • Last changed 2015-06-16