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June 1888. Hoisting machinery.
December 1889.
April 1903.
June 1949.

Pickerings of Globe Works, Stockton-on-Tees.

1854 Company established.

1876 Mr Pickering exhibited a direct-acting steam pump at the Philadelphia Exhibition, and also his patent hoist and patent differential pulley block which used by tho British Commission in lifting the heavy articles at the exhibition.

1876 Self-acting lubricators [1]

1882 Jonathan Pickering of Globe Works, Stockton-on-Tees, [2]

1887 Incorporated as a Limited Co.

1922 Mechanical, Electrical and Hydraulic Engineers. Specialities: Electric, hydraulic and hand-power lifts, electric cranes, hauling gears, winches, runways self-landing and delivering hoists, etc.

1991 Pickerings were suppliers of lifts[3]

See Also


Sources of Information

  1. The Engineer 1876/09/01 p145
  2. The Engineer 1882/07/21
  3. The Times, December 5, 1991