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1873 Hennet and Co of Bridgwater Foundry (or Bridgwater Iron Works) became Bridgwater Engineering Co
1874 Walter Raleigh Browne became managing Director of the Bridgwater Engineering Company.
Construction of railway-wagons
1876 10-ton railway goods wagon 
c.1878 Due to depression in trade the Bridgwater works closed.
1879 Advert: 'BRIDGWATER. IRONFOUNDBRS, ENGINEERS, WAGON BUILDERS, AND OTHERS.
MESSRS. FULLER, HORSEY, SONS, and CO. are instructed to SELL by AUCTION, on the premises, the BRIDGWATER ENGINEERING WORKS, ....
The LOOSE TOOLS, STOCK, STORES, and a portion the MACHINERY. 6 1/2in. centre screw cutting lathe, double stud lathe by Berry, a 16in. centre (packed to 22in.) break lathe by Whitworth, with 24ft. bed; drlling machine, 3 self-acting planing machines .... Ryder's patent forging machine, Collier's patent nut making machine, .... double shearing machine, 2 powerful eccentric punching and shearing machines, plate planing machine, a nearly new Galloway's patent double flue boiler, 7ft diameter 28ft. long; a l2 horse horizontal engine, donkey pump, hydraulic proving press, rail bending press, 4 portable cranes, 20 tons new Bessemer steel rails, 9 new 3 yard end-tip earth wagons, 4 tons new wagon work, 4 tons track springs, about 3 tons wheels and tyres, 3 tons signal work, 11 tons bolts, nuts, rivets and washers, 24 cwt. nails, 16 cwt. rail plates, 85 dozen files, 8 cwt. India rubber washers, 30 cwt. chain, 4 cwt. copper, 6 cwt brass castings, 10 cwt. scrap brass, about 50 cwt paints, oils, &c.; 5 tons useful wrought iron, 3 tons castings, 44 cwt. new steel, 10 cwt. new zinc plates, 74 cwt. anvils, 2 tons steel tools, 6 tons smiths’ tools, 20 cwt. steam hammer tools, about 3 tons bending blocks, stocks, dies, blocks, falls, traversing jacks, about 70 loads oak, ash, elm, and fir timber, a 6-wheel traverser, 3 railway trollies, tip cart, foundry tools and ladles, large collection of patterns, carpenters' benches, trestles, 2 Milner’s safes, office furnitures and numerous other effects. May be viewed ....
Note — There is a siding from the Great Western Railway communicating with the works, which greatly facilitates the loading of goods into trucks.'