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Victoria Engineering Co

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of Brewery Street, Portwood, Stockport

1883 1000 HP horizontal tandem compound engine for No. 1 mill of Vernon Cotton Spinning Co of Stockport. Cylinders 30" and 54" diameter, 6 ft stroke. Flywheel 28 ft dia. Designed by J B Hamond, Managing Director[1]

1886 engine for No. 2 mill of Vernon Cotton Spinning Co. Reference: as above

1887 Works and equipment advertised for sale by auction [2]

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Sources of Information

  1. ‘Stationary Steam Engine Makers, Volume 2’ compiled by George Watkins, Catalogued by A P Woolrich, Landmark Publishing Co., 2006
  2. Manchester Courier and Lancashire General Advertiser, 5th February 1887