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The P. L. Robertson Mfg Company, Milton Ontario Canada


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The P. L. Robertson Mfg Co. Milton Ontario Canada


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In the early years of the company the P.L. Robertson MFG Company offered their shops for other services
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Robertson Screw - From the Thank You Canada Series for Canada's 150th Anniversary in 2017


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I remember going to the milton steam show and the robertson company had a display set up.
They had one or two of their screw cutting lathes making " the best screw in the world "

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I remember going to the milton steam show and the robertson company had a display set up.
They had one or two of their screw cutting lathes making " the best screw in the world "

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That would have been Elmer Pell and the cut thread machine that came out of the P.L. Robertson factory.Mr Pell ran the machine with a 1-1/2 hp International Type M engine.The cut thread is still around and is in the collection's of the regional museum but has not seen the light of day in many years
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That would have been Elmer Pell and the cut thread machine that came out of the P.L. Robertson factory.Mr Pell ran the machine with a 1-1/2 hp International Type M engine.The cut thread is still around and is in the collection's of the regional museum but has not seen the light of day in many years

Mr Pell was also a employee of the P.L. Robertson Company and displayed the cut thread machine at the Milton show for many years.Their was a attempt to get the cut thread out of storage this past year and have it operational at the Milton Show (Steam Era)but that did not happen as the machine is partly apart and help would have been needed to get it back together and operating again.Their was a also issue's finding the blanks for it aswell to make the screws
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The P.L. Robertson MFG Co helped Canada with their part in the war effort during some of the major war conflict's.In the first world war they made bomb shell's



Here are the Goverment shell inspectors inspecting the shell's at the P.L. Robertson factory on Bronte Street in Milton Ontario
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Aerial view of the P.L. Robertson Plant and the area that surrounds the factory in the 1950's.The train line that ran opposite of the plant was a grand trunk line.The Milton GTR railway station can also be seen across the tracks from the P.L. Robertson factory
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