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Hugh Wood and Co

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c1950. Workshop. Thomas P. Ryan on right.
1960. Huwood.

of Gateshead-on-Tyne.

1909 Company founded.

1914 Private company.

1920 Jan. issued catalogue on electric and rope-driven haulers, windy putters, portable compressed air turbine-driven centrifugal pumps, pneumatic pick-axes for mines, electric hoists, and portable electrically driven air-compressor sets.

1960 Company made public.

1960 Advert Huwood conveyors. (of Gateshead-on-Tyne) (two adverts)

1961 Mining equipment engineers. [1]

See Also


Sources of Information

  • The Engineer of 9th Jan 1920 p53
  • Mining Year Book 1960. Published by Walter E. Skinner. Advert Front Cover
  • Mechanical World Year Book 1960. Published by Emmott and Co of Manchester. Advert p43