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Sara and Burgess

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Sara and Burgess of Penryn, Falmouth

1857 Company started by Nicholas Sara who was formerly the foreman at the Perran Foundry

1860s At least four locomotives built.[1]

1865 Built a steam barge for Carne and Co. Built by Nicholas Sara

1883 Mentioned E. P. Sara and John Burgess, Ironfounders, Penryn.[2]

1918 The company went out of business

See Also


Sources of Information

  1. *British Steam Locomotive Builders by James W. Lowe. Published in 1975. ISBN 0-905100-816
  2. Royal Cornwall Gazette - Friday 14 September 1883