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Bells, Goodman and Co

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1871. Engine at Seghill Colliery
1873. Walker and Coles's Revolving Coal Screen.

Bells, Goodman & Co of Walker Engine Works, Newcastle

1869 Made the tunnelling shield and castings for lining the shafts and tunnels for the Tower Subway [1]

1870 A terrible accident, involving a boiler explosion, occurred on 14th September at the works of Bells, Goodman & Co, "better and more widely known as Losh, Wilson and Bell" [2]

1871 Underground pumping and winding engines at Seghill Colliery, Northumberland [3]

1875 Advert for apparatus for condensing smoke and gases, can be seen in operation at the works of W. Lang and Co Desilverisers, Clyde Lead Works, Glasgow[4]

1875 Partnership of Thomas Bell, Thomas Bell Jnr, Henry Bell, Alfred Goodman, and T B Lightfoot, dissolved by mutual consent on the retirement of Alfred Goodman. Business to be carried on as Bells, Lightfoot and Co [5]

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Sources of Information

  1. [1]Timaru Herald, 26 June 1869
  2. [2] 'Local records; or, Historical register of remarkable events which have occurred in Northumberland and Durham, Newcastle-upon-Tyne, and Berwick-upon-Tweed,' etc (1876)
  3. The Engineer, 14th April 1871
  4. [3]Chemical News, 6th August 1875
  5. [4]The London Gazette, 5 November 1875