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of Eagle Foundry, Booth Street and Clowes Street, Salford.
Booth Street and Clowes Street ran parallel to each other, from Chapel Street to the banks of the River Irwell, close to Blackfriars Bridge. The 1849 O.S. map  shows the location of the Eagle Foundry, which was immediately adjacent to the Eagle Roller and Spindle Works. The two were probably unconnected, the latter being almost certainly the works of Harry Bentley and Co
Ironfounders and makers of grinding and mixing mills
1876 Among the items paraded on wagons through Manchester in the May Day procession were 'a number of pulleys, of extraordinary dimensions, by Messrs. J. Fletcher and Sons, Salford, including two halves of a cast-iron pulley about 20 feet diameter, 3 feet 6 inches wide, 20 tons weight, and split with wrought-iron plates. This is said to be the largest pulley ever made at one operation'