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George Cradock and Co

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1888.
June 1888. Rope.
1893.
1899. Wire ropes.
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George Cradock and Co Wire Rope Works and Wire Drawing Mills of Wakefield. ‎‎ 1853 Company established.

1889 30-ton wire-rope closing machine. [1]

1894 Antwerp Exhibition. Wire ropes. [2]

1894 Antwerp Exhibition. Awarded Gold Medal for metallurgy. [3]

1914 Wire rope manufacturers and engineers. Specialities: steel wire and pig iron ropes for all purposes, special Nuflex and lock coil ropes for winding, sinking and balance ropes, Lang's lay ropes, aerial ropeways, suspension bridges, Blondins or cableways. Employees 400. [4]

1920 May. Issued catalogue on locked-coil rope. [5]

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Sources of Information

  1. The Engineer of 12th April 1889 p316
  2. The Engineer of 1st June 1894 p469
  3. The Engineer of 2nd November 1894 p387
  4. 1914 Whitakers Red Book
  5. The Engineer of 28th May 1920 p564