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Melingriffith Tinplate Co

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1906? Installed engine from Summers and Scott [1]

1929 'BURST FLYWHEEL. WORKMAN'S SKULL FRACTURED AT TIN PLATE FACTORY. An employee's skull was fractured by flying metal when a large flywheel burst at Melingriffith Tinplate Works. Cardiff, to-day. Two other men sustained injuries necessitating their removal to hospital, while several others were less dangerously hurt.' [2]

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Sources of Information

  1. The Steam Engine in Industry by George Watkins in two volumes. Moorland Publishing. 1978/9. ISBN 0-903485-65-6
  2. Nottingham Evening Post - Tuesday 26 March 1929