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.

Croydon and Thornton Heath Tramway Co

From Graces Guide

A horse-drawn tramway

1892 Contracted with the Electric Tramcar Syndicate to work their cars on their lines. They installed plant in the company's premises at London Road, Thornton Heath.[1]

1894 experimented with a gas-powered tram, using town gas compressed to 8 atmospheres and stored in the tramcar where it fuelled an Otto-engine

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Sources of Information

  1. The Engineer 1892/06/10