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Atkinson-Walker Waggons

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Atkinson-Walker Waggons of Frenchwood Works, Preston

Construction of Atkinson-Walker Locomotives.

1926-31 Railway locomotives built. [1]

1926 Atkinson bought out the steam wagon portion of The Leyland Steam Wagon Co.[2]

1920s Edward Atkinson of Atkinson Lorries sought help from the mine engineers and lorry makers Walker Brothers of Wigan. Under a new arrangement, Walkers manufactured Uniflow engines for Atkinsons but very few orders were forthcoming.

See Also


Sources of Information

  1. British Steam Locomotive Builders by James W. Lowe. Published in 1975. ISBN 0-905100-816
  2. The Engineer 1926/12/17