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Vulcan Iron Foundry (Liverpool)

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1839 Advert: 'To be Sold ... (By order of the assignees of P. Petrie, a bankrupt), on the premises, the Vulcan Iron Foundry, North Shore, Liverpool .... THE manufactured and un-manufactured STOCK-IN-TRADE, together with the greater part of the highly valuable MACHINERY, Utensils, and Working Tools, the whole of which are of the best quality, constructed on the most approved pricnciples, and in excellent condition.
The Effects comprise a capital Planing Machine, by Collier, of Salford; superior Cutting Lathe, by Whitworth; a number of excellent double and single Power Lathes, of various sizes, seven inches to fifteen inches; Drilling and Punching Machines; Screwing Machines, with taps and dies; a ten-horse Steam Engine, nearly complete; a Rope Machine, Loam Carriages, several Iron Waggons, various Railway Carriage and other Wheels, Boiler, several pair of Circular and Smiths' Bellows, large Anvils and Vices, .... Pulley, Bevil, and Spur Wheels; Cast Steel, of various sizes, a variety of Wood Patterns, of the most improved designes, for Steam Engines of various power and other Machines, Ships' Windlasses, Moulds, Wheels, Lathes, &c. .....' [1]

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  1. Bolton Chronicle - Saturday 7 December 1839