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R. and T. Hughes

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of the Railway Foundry, Brighton Railway Station, and New Cross, Deptford

  • 1855 Barrans' Patent Cup-Surface Boiler[1]
  • Supplied all the machinery for the 5000-ton Patent Derrick No. 1 built for the Patent Derrick Co. The Derrick was built at the Thames Shipbuilding Yard, Blackwall.[2]

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Sources of Information

  1. Mechanics Magazine Volume LXIII (63) 1855 Pt2 p146
  2. The Practical Mechanic's Journal, 1 November 1858