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Carter Brothers of Bridge Street Iron Works, later Mellor Street Iron Works, Rochdale
1891 Engineers and millwrights 
1906-09 Produced some steam vehicles.. The steam lorries had compound engines developing 35 bhp at 450 rpm, with three gears giving 1.5, 3 and 6 mph at 450 rpm. The boilers were made by T. Balmforth and Co.