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Buck and Watkin

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Beacon Ironworks, Halifax, Yorkshire.

1877 Advert: 'ON SALE, a pair of 14-in. cylinder horizontal high pressure STEAM ENGINES, 2ft. 4in. stroke, flywhee9 l feet diameter 14 ins. broad, on face turned up true for a belt. These engines are of Buck and Watkin’s make, and are in first-class working condition ; the owner’s only reason for taking them out is to replace them by a much larger pair of the same make ; can seen at work at the Sun Works, Winding road, Halifax.—Apply Buck and Watkln. Engineers and Tool Makers, Well-lane, Halifax'[1]

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Sources of Information

  1. Halifax Courier - Saturday 21 July 1877