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Allen Barton and Co

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of Providence Foundry and Engine Works, St. Helens Junction.

This had presumably been the works of E. Borrows and Sons

  • 1914 Advert for electric, steam and compressed air colliery winding plant, locomotives, pumps, mining plant in general, and the Providence (Patent) Safety Clip[1]
  • 1917 Advert for colliery plant and hauling engines [2]
  • 1919 Advert for colliery plant and ship's winches[3]
  • 1925 In receivership - plant and buildings advertised for sale. Mines and minerals excluded[4]
  • 1952 Advertising in Sunderland for a young mechanical design draughtsman with steam experience [5]

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Sources of Information

  1. Manchester Courier and Lancashire General Advertiser, 24 June 1914
  2. Mechanical World Year Book 1917. Published by Emmott and Co of Manchester. Advert p53
  3. Mechanical World Year Book 1919. Published by Emmott and Co of Manchester. Advert p61
  4. Yorkshire Post and Leeds Intelligencer, 19 September 1925
  5. Sunderland Daily Echo and Shipping Gazette - Thursday 13 March 1952