Go Into the Third Century of Service
Four Generations of Faircloughs
1860 Napoleon Bonaparte Fairclough
Emigrated from England and founded a Coal Business in Paterson NJ
1882 N. B. Fairclough Jr.
Moved to The Morris Canal, on Barclay Street in Paterson NJ, to receive coal by barge for re-sale
1918 N. B. Fairclough Jr.
Moved to 800 East 27th Street Paterson, NJ to obtain rail access to accept coal directly from the Coal Mines after War World I with a 10,000 Ton Coal Storage Facility. Retail Coal sales were delivered by 24 Wagons & 48 Horses, also Wholesaled to Sixty Coal Dealers
1938 John Homer Fairclough
Succeeded his father. Just before World War II. he replaced the Horses with a Large Fleet of Motorized Chain Driven Mack Trucks
1949 John Henry Fairclough
Succeeded his father. He established a Retail Fuel Distributionship. Eventually acquiring 30 other Fuel Oil & Coal Companies
1973 John, James, & Andrew Fairclough
Joined their father in the Family Business.
1975 Opened Fairclough Fuel
This New Distribution Center was opened to better serve the Rural Area of Northern New Jersey. Located at 91 Hampton House Road, Rte 206 Newton, NJ. This Depot retails Coal, Oil, Diesel, Propane and Operates a Gas Station
2005 Fairclough Fuel - N.B. Fairclough & Son, Inc. - Strand Fuel
One of the Largest Distributors of Coal - Heating Oil - Diesel Fuel - and Gasoline From the Hudson to the Delaware