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J. and W. McNaught

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1873.
1902. Tandem compound engine of 250 hp. Fitted with Corliss valves. Exhibit at Bolton Steam Museum.
1902. Tandem compound engine of 250 hp. Fitted with Corliss valves. Exhibit at Bolton Steam Museum.
1902. Tandem compound engine of 250 hp. Fitted with Corliss valves. Exhibit at Bolton Steam Museum.
1902. Tandem compound engine of 250 hp. Fitted with Corliss valves. Exhibit at Bolton Steam Museum.
1907 engine ex-Firgrove Mill, now at Manchester's Museum of Science and Industry

of Rochdale, makers of steam engines and textile machinery.

1858 William McNaught, the chief designer for John Petrie and Co, left to form J. and W. McNaught with his sons John McNaught and William McNaught.

1859 Patent. '98. And William McNaught, of Manchester, in the county of Lancaster, Engineer, and William McNaught, of Rochdale, in the county of Lancaster, Engineer, have given the like notice in respect of the invention of "improvements in steam engines and in apparatus connected therewith."'[1]

1865 Patent. '281. And John McNaught and William McNaught, Junior, both of Rochdale, in the county of Lancaster, Engineers, have given the like notice in respect of the invention of "improvements in machinery for washing and drying wool and other fibrous materials."'[2]

1874 Patent. '3264. To William McNaught the elder, John McNaught, and William McNaught the younger, all of Rochdale, in the county of Lancaster, Engineers, for the invention of "improvements in steam engines."'[3]

1898 Made 1700 hp triple expansion engine for the Eclipse Mill Co[4]

1907 Tandem Compound Condensing Engine. 500 hp. (By McNaughts of Rochdale). Exhibit at Manchester's Museum of Science and Industry.

1920 Merged with John Petrie and Co to form Petrie and McNaught

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