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John Wood and Sons (Wigan)

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Haulage engine at Mill Meece Pumping Station

formerly Wood and Gee

John Wood & Sons Ltd of Barley Brook Foundry and Engineering Works, Wigan, maker of hauling engines, winding engines, pumping engines, tipplers, steel belts, pulleys, gears[1]

By 1949 was a member of the Walmsleys (Bury) Group[2]




A haulage engine can be seen running at Mill Meece Pumping Station

A capstan engine is preserved at Astley Green Colliery

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Sources of Information

  1. [1]1932 company letterhead
  2. The Times, Jan 06, 1949