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George Saxon

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Former works of George Saxon, at the junction of South St and Tram St, Openshaw, as seen in November 2008
George Saxon barring engine at Manchester Museum of Science & Industry

George Saxon of Openshaw Engineering Works, Manchester were makers of stationary steam engines

  • 1864 Company established to build mill engines. Exhibit at Manchester's Museum of Science and Industry
  • 1886 Engine for Stamford Commercial Weaving Co, Carrs Mill, Ashton-under-Lyme
  • 1903 Engine for The Tudor Mill, Ashton-under-Lyne
  • Engineering Equipment. Exhibit at Manchester's Museum of Science and Industry


Sources of Information

Stationary Steam Engines of Great Britain by George Watkins. Vol 10