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Bever, Dorling and Co

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1905. Makers of pumping engines.
1926. Bever, Dorling/Metropolitan-Vickers winding gear for Peak Tram, Hong Kong

of Bowling Ironworks, Bradford

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1890s Supplied horizontal twin-cylinder, cornish and drop valve winding engine for Wearmouth Colliery.

1892 Two Single-Cylinder Rotative beam Engine for Hinckley Waterworks (Snarestone Station). BD&C of Dewsbury.

c.1914 Winding engine for Haig Colliery, now preserved[1]

1917 Advert for engines of all descriptions and general millwright work. [2]

1919 Advert for winding and hauling engine, steam or electric; fans, air compressors and coke plant. [3]

1926 Winding gear supplied for Peak Tram funicular railway, Hong Kong, with motors and other electrical equipment by Metropolitan-Vickers

1932 Ceased trading [4]

See Also


Sources of Information

  1. [[1]]Haig Colliery website
  2. Mechanical World Year Book 1917. Published by Emmott and Co of Manchester. Advert p89
  3. Mechanical World Year Book 1919. Published by Emmott and Co of Manchester. Advert p127
  4. Haig Colliery website
  • The Steam Engine in Industry by George Watkins in two volumes. Moorland Publishing. 1978. ISBN 0-903485-65-6
  • Stationary Steam Engines of Great Britain by George Watkins. Vol 10