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Maker of stationary engines. 
1851 'Fatal Accident.—On Monday morning last, a fatal accident occurred at the ironworks of Messrs. Walker Brothers, Rochdale-road, Bury, under the following circumstances: - A locomotive tender having been made for the East Lancashire Railway, a number of men were employed in hoisting it, for the purpose of placing it upon a waggon, to convey it to the railway. When it was raised about four feet from the ground, the chain by which it as suspended broke, and the tender, weighing seven tons and a half, fell upon a person named Squire Jardine, a labourer, who was at the time engaged in guiding it. He was instantly crushed to death; and a large pipe, 16 inches in diameter, which was under him, was broken by the concussion. The deceased was lietween 50 and 60 years of age, and has left a wife and six children.'
1873 advert: 'TO BE SOLD, one BEAM CONDENSING STEAM ENGINE, cylinder 44in diameter and 7ft. stroke, with slide valves, fly wheel 29ft. diameter, all complete a real good massive strong engine, by Walker Brothers, Bury. Will be sold cheap, as the mill is being pulled down. Has worked seven years. Apply George Rushworth, Colne, Lancashire.'