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Wallshaw Mills, Oldham

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of Mumps, Oldham.

  • Sale advertisement: Property and plant including the following engines and boilers: 'Pair of beam engines, with high-pressure cylinder 38in., and low pressure 40in., 6ft. stroke 60 nominal horse, by Fairbairn; Horizontal Steam Engine 26in. cylinder, 4ft. 6in. stroke, 26 nominal horse, by Woolstenhulme and Rye, 1876; A Beam Engine, with cylinders 31in. and 33in. respectively, 6ft. stroke, 40 nominal horse, by Rothwell, of Bolton; Vertical Steam Engine, compound, 20 horse, with cylinders 12in. and 18in. respectively, stroke, by Buckley and Taylor; Eight Steam Boilers, each 30ft. By 7ft., all J. Pritchard and Son and the Oldham Boiler Works Company Limited, two of which were made in 1876.'[1]



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Sources of Information

  1. Manchester Courier and Lancashire General Advertiser, 7 December 1883