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Graham and Co (of Milton Iron Works)

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Graham and Co, Milton Iron Works, near Sheffield.

In January 1845, the Cromford Canal Co decided to have a permanent pump built and ordered Graham and Company of the Milton Iron Works, Elsecar to build a 70 horsepower engine, to cost £1,965 and which would be ready for work in July of that year. See Leawood Pumphouse.

1851 At Great Exhibition: a model of the Stanley Ferry suspension aqueduct over the river Calder near Wakefield, designed by George Leather and John W. Leather, civil engineers, Leeds, and executed under their direction with iron work by Graham and Co of Milton Iron Works[1].

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