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J. Campbell Evans of Morden Iron Works at Greenwich.
1859 Soames and Evans of Morden Ironworks East Greenwich, Patent Double Cone Boiler.
1859 Produced small steam cranes, described in a Paper by J C Evans. The cranes had a single oscillating cylinder, and drive to the hoist drum was via grooved friction wheels. A hand lever was pushed down to engage the pair of friction wheels, and raised to disengage the wheels and then press the driven wheel against a brake block.