Grace's Guide

British Industrial History

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August 1899.
1908.
1918.
1921.
1925.
1925.
1925.
1930. Ropeway at the oil works of the Agwi Corporation.
1939. Extension of ropeway at Ashington colliery.
1940.
1948. Aerial ropeway at Cornelly Quarry.
1955.
1960.
1960.
1970.

Engineers of Ditton Road, Widnes, Lancs.

1869 Company founded.

1919 Railway points and crossings and other equipment.

1944 Private company.

1960 Rails, sleepers and everything for sidings etc.

1960 Advert. Everything for factory sidings, construction and maintenance. Railway and Aerial ropeways.

1961 Engineers, manufacturing railway track accessories; sidings maintenance and construction; railway points and crossings; aerial wire ropeways and pressure vessels. 250 employees. [1]

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Sources of Information

  • Mechanical World Year Book 1919. Published by Emmott and Co of Manchester. Advert p33
  • Mechanical World Year Book 1960. Published by Emmott and Co of Manchester. Advert p145
  • Mining Year Book 1960. Published by Walter E. Skinner. Advert p757