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Savile Street Foundry and Engineering Co

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1877. Hall's combined stone breaker and engine.
1878. Bone mill.
1878. Hall's portable stone-breaker.
1881. Hall's Dry Coal Grinding Machine.
No need to speculate on the function of this machine at Clearwell Caves!

Savile Street Foundry of Sheffield

Savile Street Foundry & Engineering Co. Ltd, Savile Street, East Sheffield.

A foundry, makers of steel castings, stone crushers and similar industrial works.

They also made bone mills, coprolite, phosphate and lime crushers, all of which had applications for agricultural use.

1880 Hall's Patent Self- Moving Stone Breaker and Crane[1] (see advert)

The foundry patented a compound engine and carried out trials on it in 1882

See Also


Sources of Information

  1. The Engineer
  • British Steam Locomotive Builders by James W. Lowe. Published in 1975. ISBN 0-905100-816
  • [1] Museum of English Rural Life Web site