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George Crossley

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1880. From The Engineer of 25th June.

G. Crossley of Albion Iron Works, Cleckheaton, Yorks.

1795 Company established.

1891 Incorporated as a limited company.

1914 Engineers, millwrights, ironfounders, pulley makers. Specialities: pulleys for belts and ropes, shafting and fittings, complete wire drawing plants. Employees 6. [1]

1924 Maker of machines for cutting wire

1934 Illustrations of wire-drawing machinery[2]

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Sources of Information

  1. 1914 Whitakers Red Book
  2. In 'Mechanical Technology' by G F Charnock, 2nd Edition, 1934, Constable & Co.