The history of Manufacturing in Hamilton is due closely with the building of the hydraulic system
The early history of m a n u f a c t u r i n is due closely with the b u i l d i n g of the h system. The following are i brief sketch of some of early Hamilton factories: Miller, Campbell Co.'s Saw Mill, established in 1849; Owens, Lane Dyer Machine Co., established 1845; the cotton factory, built by William Bebb and L. D. Campbell in 1845; Miami Paper Mill, established in 1849; Hamilton Paper Paper Mill, established in 1848; The People's Mill, erected in 1845; Harriett's Saw Mill, erected in 1851; Shuler and Bennlnghofen's Woolen Mill, built in Hamilton Plane Factory, of 1851; A. Potter's Marbe Works, of 1846; Peter Black's power plsnt; Hydraulic Sash Factory, established by S. K. Leiter; The Hamilton H y d r a u l i c Mills, was established by^ Erwin and William Hunter, on High street in 1844. A. Benninghofen Co. carried on the spoke hub bent material business from 1850-1868. The Long and AHstatter Co., in February, 1854; Peter Black purchased the Tobias lot, at the northeast corner of Water and Stable streets, where he erected a large establishment for the manufacture of plaws, axes, edge tools. He used water power for his trip hammers. hammers.