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Thomas Winter & Co of Byrom Street, Blackburn
Specialists in brass and copper work, pumps, valves, gauges and fittings 
A steam engine at Helmshore Mills Textile Museum bears a Thomas Winter nameplate. However, this does not necessarily imply that the engine was made by Winter.