J. M. Jones' Sons
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Arnold says —
Began Watervliet, NY 1864 as Jones & Company,
established by J.M. and Richard Jones as successor to family wagon building firm
(but see advert above)
Produced horse streetcars - sold throughout US
reorganized 1886 as J.M. Jones' Sons Car Co.
Arnold continues —
J.M. Jones' Sons Car Company, Watervliet, NY,
succeeded Jones & Co. in 1864 (???) and began building electric streetcars
Believed to have stopped building cars ca. 1912
J.M. Jones' Sons Company [sic] of West Troy, NY,
succeeded Jones & Co. in 1874, building many electric cars before ceasing
production in 1912.
From Middleton, citing Charlton —
Jones' Sons Car Company, Watervliet, NY. 1839-1922 (? both dates)
Early entrant in electric car building, began building electric streetcars in
1864 and as early as 1886 was said to be building 300 streetcars a year.
Great export trade; many to New England and east coast
Ceased production 1912.