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J. and E. Wood

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J and E Wood engine at Trencherfield Mill
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Horizontal Compound Corliss Mill Engine. 1905.
1907. 2,500 hp triple-expansion mill engine by J. and E. Wood. Exhibit at Trencherfield Mill
1907. 2,500 hp triple-expansion mill engine by J. and E. Wood. Exhibit at Trencherfield Mill
1907. 2,500 hp triple-expansion mill engine by J. and E. Wood. Exhibit at Trencherfield Mill
1907. 2,500 hp triple-expansion mill engine by J. and E. Wood. Exhibit at Trencherfield Mill
1907. 2,500 hp triple-expansion mill engine by J. and E. Wood. Exhibit at Trencherfield Mill
1907. 2,500 hp triple-expansion mill engine by J. and E. Wood. Exhibit at Trencherfield Mill
1907. 2,500 hp triple-expansion mill engine by J. and E. Wood. Exhibit at Trencherfield Mill
1907. 2,500 hp triple-expansion mill engine by J. and E. Wood. Exhibit at Trencherfield Mill
1907. 2,500 hp triple-expansion mill engine by J. and E. Wood. Exhibit at Trencherfield Mill

John and Edward Wood of Victoria Foundry, Bolton were engineers

Maker of stationary engines. [1]

1838 Company established as Knight and Wood

1860s Name changed to John and Edward Wood - presumably John Wood (1822-1889) and Edward Wood.

1888 Compound Condensing Engine of 2,000 ihp for A. and A. Crompton and Co mill at Shaw, nr Oldham [2]

Supplied a compound (or triple expansion?) rolling mill engine (rope drive) to Neepsend Rolling Mills, Sheffield, and a similar engine was exported to Russia, c.1901 - 1902 [3]

1907 Name Plaque. Exhibit at Manchester's Museum of Science and Industry

1908 2,500 HP engine installed at Trencherfield Mill. Now restored and can be seen running at Trencherfield Mill museum

1912 Company closed

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Sources of Information

  1. Stationary Steam Engines of Great Britain by George Watkins. Vol 10
  2. The Engineer of 20th January 1888 p50 & p55
  3. 'The Engineer' 17th January 1902