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Porter and Co

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January 1866.
February 1914.
Footbridge made by Porter and Co., leading to the former Ruston works in Lincoln.

of Gowts Bridge Works, Lincoln

formerly J. T. B. Porter and Co.

1914 Increased demand for oxy-acetylene welding and cutting equipment; gas engineering and general construction work[1]

Combined with Penney and Co as Penney and Porter

  • Examples of Porter's work in Lincoln include a footbridge (see photo) and cast iron lamp posts.

See Also


Sources of Information

  1. The Times Jan 28, 1914