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B. R. Rowland & Co of Climax Boiler Works, Reddish, Manchester.
Makers of 'Climax' water tube boilers patented by Thomas F. Morrin of New Jersey, USA. These were vertical boilers, having a central water tube connected to and surrounded by loop-shaped projecting water tubes, all encased by a wrought iron shell lined with firebricks. The annular space formed the combustion chamber and flue. The boiler incorporated a feed heater and superheater
1902 Supplied 'Climax' boilers to Oldham Corporation's new generating station. 
1911 Issued catalogue. Climax underfeed stoker.
1911 Details on their Vertical Spindle Surface Grinder.
1927 Supplied 28 double-ended dry grinding machines for New Zealand Railways .