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Wood Brothers

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February 1911.

Wood Brothers of Valley Ironworks, Sowerby Bridge, Yorks.

1845 Company established.

1886 Engine for Tottenham Borough (Markfield Road Station)[1]. This is now preserved and periodically runs on steam, and can be seen at Markfield Beam Engine and Museum

1905 Advert. Makers of high-class stationary engines. [2]

The volumes of George Watkins' photographs include eight Wood Bros engines in Yorkshire[3]

See Also


Sources of Information

  1. The Steam Engine in Industry by George Watkins in two volumes. Moorland Publishing. 1978. ISBN 0-903485-65-6
  2. Mechanical World Year Book 1905. Published by Emmott and Co of Manchester. Advert p46
  3. 'Stationary Steam Engines of Great Britain: Volume 1: Yorkshire' by George Watkins: Landmark Publishing Ltd, 2000