August 31, 2020
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Timeline of Cobb & Co..
⟶ Updated 4 Dec 2018 ⟶
List of edits
The demise of Cobb & Co..
The last Cobb & Co. run.
The coach building Factory in Charleville closes down.
Rutherford dies on the 13th of September in Mackay.
By the 1900's Cobb & Co. is running 39 routes.
Cobb & Co. almost goes broke during the drought when the horse food becomes so expensive.
Cobb & Co. receives 26 mail contracts.
In the 1880's Cobb & co. developed a coach building factory and big offices.
The coach building factory moves to Charleville.
Freeman Cobb dies in Port Elizabeth South Africa
During the 1870's Cobb & Co. expanded into northern and central QLD.
Cobb & Co. starts in QLD.
Cobb & Co. starts delivering mail.
James decides that expanding into QLD will be beneficial for the company.
Cobb & Co. starts in NSW.
James Rutherford buys the Cobb & Co. business off Watson and Hewitt.
Cobb & Co. starts in New Zealand.
Watson and Hewitt expands Cobb & Co. down to Sydney.
Watson and Hewitt buy back the original routes they sold earlier.
Watson and Hewitt sell the original routes to finance routes to Sydney.
Davies sells to Alex Walker.
Alex Walker can't meet the repayments and quickly sells to George Watson and Cyrus Hewitt.
In May Cobb sold his business to Thomas Davies.
First advertisement in the newspaper for Cobb & Co..
First Cobb & Co. run ever and the coach completed it's journey in half the time it took all other businesses.
Freeman Cobb founded Cobb & Co..
Concord coaches are imported to Australia from the American west.
Gold is discovered in Ballarat.
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