Grace's Guide is the leading source of historical information on industry and manufacturing in Britain. This web publication contains 146,747 pages of information and 232,400 images on early companies, their products and the people who designed and built them.
Richard and John Rankin of Union Foundry, 46 Manchester Street, Liverpool
Ironfounders. Wide range of products, including cranes, small bridges, structural ironwork.
Wharf crane at the covered wharf at the 'Weavers Triangle', Burnley, on the Leeds & Liverpool Canal. Photos here.
Structural ironwork for Eanam Wharf, Blackburn, on the Leeds & Liverpool Canal. Photos here.
1849 Advertising as sole manufacturers of Grimes' patent smut machine, or wheat cleaner
An 1860s portable engine has survived in Australia 
1937 Engineers and tool manufacturers.