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T. Dryden and Sons

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of Grimshaw Street Foundry, Preston, Lancs

1871 Company founded by Thomas Dryden, who died in 1918.

Then managed by his son, William Dryden, Senior

Subsequently were mechanical and electrical engineers, managed by his son, William Dryden, Junior, who died in 1942, just before his father.

  • Single cylinder horizontal steam engine at Khanaungyenk, Burma (Myanmar). The engine appears to be of a very old design. [1]

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  1. [1] ‘The International Steam Pages’ website