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John Wild and Co

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Steam winch. Noted in woodland near Swansea.
Steam winch. Noted in woodland near Swansea.
February 1888. Portable drilling machine.
1891. Portable hauling engines.

of Falcon Ironworks, Oldham.

and of Chadderton.

John Wild and Co steam winch preserved at Charters Towers gold mine, Queensland. [1]

1889 Wild's governor.[2]

1891 Winch by J Wild & Co Ltd, Oldham installed at Ynys Colliery c1912 and stopped about 1921.[3]

See Also


Sources of Information

  1. 'Old Glory' magazine No. 219 May 2009, p.30
  2. The Engineer 1889/02/15 p133
  3. [1] Geograph website