Grace's Guide To British Industrial History

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Grace's Guide is the leading source of historical information on industry and manufacturing in Britain. This web publication contains 147,919 pages of information and 233,587 images on early companies, their products and the people who designed and built them.

Grace's Guide is the leading source of historical information on industry and manufacturing in Britain. This web publication contains 147,919 pages of information and 233,587 images on early companies, their products and the people who designed and built them.

Bloom Street Power Station

From Graces Guide
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The Bloom Street Station provided the bulk of the traction supply for the central area of Manchester, plus lighting and power demand. It was equipped with plant supplied by Musgrave, British Westinghouse and Babcock and Wilcox.

1901 Manchester Corporation's Bloom Street station opened with four 1,800 kW Musgrave vertical engines driving Westinghouse generators[1]

See Also

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Sources of Information

  1. Manchester History [1]
  • Power Stations in Greater Manchester [2]