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John Pickles and Son

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1883. Circular saw for cutting hot iron.
Sawing machine. Exhibit at Temple Newsham Museum.
Sawing machine. Exhibit at Temple Newsham Museum.
Sawing machine. Exhibit at Temple Newsham Museum.
1904. Planing and glass papering machine.
1910. Two electrically driven wood saws.

John Pickles and Son of Royd Ironworks, Hebden Bridge were engineers.

1883 Circular saw for cutting hot iron, with steam engine on same bedplate, featured in 'The Engineer', 23rd November 1883

1894 Large log band saw. Illustration and article in The Engineer

1900 Details and illustration of a Paving Block Sawing Machine

1905 Moved to Mytholm Works, Hebden Bridge

c.1930 J. Pickles and Sons of Hebden Bridge, Yorkshire took over A. Ransome and Co Ltd[1].

1971 The company closed down. Its former premises at Mytholm Works, King Street, Hebden Bridge, Yorkshire were acquired by the firm Fred Brown Engineering in the 1970s.

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Sources of Information

  1. Records and Correspondence of A. Ransome and Company Limited, Saw Mill Engineers and Iron Founders, Newark, Nottinghamshire, 1855-1931, held at Nottingham University Library, Department of Manuscripts and Special Collections[1]