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Bickle Engineering Co

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of Great Western Railway Docks, Plymouth.

formerly Bickle and Co

1892 Built a locomotive for the Levant mine in Cornwall. [1]

1901 Works destroyed by fire.[2]

1904 Incorporated as a Limited Company.

1914 Listed as Bickle Engineering Co.[3]

1914 Marine, Mining and General Engineers. Specialities: mining engineering, ship and engine repairing, boilers, pumping engines, hauling appliances, crushing and ore dressing machinery etc. Employees 90. [4]

1919 Listed as Bickle Engineering Co.[5]

1935 Merged with Davey, Sleep and Co

1958 Merged with Willoughby Brothers

See Also


Sources of Information

  1. British Steam Locomotive Builders by James W. Lowe. Published in 1975. ISBN 0-905100-816
  2. Cornishman - Thursday 29 January 1903
  3. 1914 Kelly's Directory of Devon & Cornwall
  4. 1914 Whitakers Red Book
  5. 1919 Kelly's Directory of Devon