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Dodge Manufacturing Company

Location: 500 S. Union Street at parking lot & entrance to RMG foundry of the Troyer Group, Mishawaka. (St. Joseph County, Indiana)

Erected 1999 Indiana Historical Bureau and Dodge

ID# : 71.1999.1

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Wallace H. Dodge (1849-1894) founded company 1878; made wood products; moved to this site 1880. Patented wood split pulley 1882, revolutionary for standardized, interchangeable parts. Its innovative products have led to advances in power transmission and conveyor technologies.

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Business, Industry, and Labor