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Smith Brothers and Eastwood

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of Valley Works, Valley Road, Bradford

William Hill Smith, his brother and William Eastwood

1890s Constructed a number of steam engines. Exhibit at Bradford Industrial Museum

1901 250 HP tandem compound engine for Cross Lane Mill, Bradley. Saved for preservation. [1]. George Watkins notes that it was still working in 1973, and that the company probably only produced two or three engines. The one at Bradley had Eastwood’s patent valve gear [2]

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Sources of Information

  1. ‘Steam Engine Research Resources’ written and published by Stanley Challenger Graham on LULU.com, 2009: ISBN 978-1-4092-9009-4
  2. ‘Stationary Steam Engines of Great Britain: Volume 1: Yorkshire‘. Landmark Publishing Ltd., 2000