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William Oram

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Warehouse crane in central Manchester. Its chain was probably powered by a 'hydraulic jigger'

W Oram & Co of Greengate Iron Works, Salford

  • Steam and hydraulic engineers, machine makers, millwrights [1]
  • 1888 Auction sale announcement: Sale of plant and land, on the retirement of William Oram. The land area was 731 square yards.[2]

See Also


Sources of Information

  1. Slater’s Manchester & Salford Directory, 1886
  2. Manchester Courier and Lancashire General Advertiser - 10th November 1888