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 163,122 pages of information and 245,598 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.

Carter Brothers

From Graces Guide
1891.
1894.
January 1923.

Carter Brothers of Bridge Street Iron Works, later Mellor Street Iron Works, Rochdale

1891 Engineers and millwrights [1]

1906-09 Produced some steam vehicles.[2]. The steam lorries had compound engines developing 35 bhp at 450 rpm, with three gears giving 1.5, 3 and 6 mph at 450 rpm. The boilers were made by T. Balmforth and Co.[3]

See Also

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Sources of Information

  1. Directory 1891 Worrall's Cotton Spinners
  2. Complete Encyclopedia of Commercial Vehicles. Edited by G. N. Georgano
  3. 'The Development of the English Steam Wagon' by Ronald H. Clark, Goose & Son, 1963