We were shopping for some chairs at a local Amish shop and I saw this hanging on the wall. The Amishman was very excited to talk about it…
He had picked it up at a auction a long while back just as a conversation piece for the wall. I told him I had several two man saws but had never seen a double sided one and asked if I could take a photo of it.
We cleaned up a the stamping on the blade
Emerson Smith & Co
Beaver Falls PA
The last line is a little hard to make out be here is my stab at it
PATD SEP 9 1884
I told the Amishman that I would see if I could find out anything on the computer. so I am digging now. Never having seen a saw like this it peaked my interest. if you know anything about this saw please reply…