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B. R. Rowland & Co of Climax Boiler Works, Reddish, Manchester.
1903 Makers of 'Climax' water tube boilers patented by Thomas F. Morrin of New Jersey, USA. These were vertical boilers, having a central water tube connected to and surrounded by loop-shaped projecting water tubes, all encased by a wrought iron shell lined with firebricks. The annular space formed the combustion chamber and flue. The boiler incorporated a feed heater and superheater
1911 Issued catalogue. Climax underfeed stoker.
1911 Details on their Vertical Spindle Surface Grinder.
1927 Supplied 28 double-ended dry grinding machines for New Zealand Railways .