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Worcester Engine Works of Worcester
1865 The Worcester Engine Works were established by local capitalists for purposes of constructing locomotives, railway bridges and other railway work. Unfortunately too much money was spent on elaborate buildings and tools from the best makers
1869 Received an orders for a hundred velocipedes: 'leg-action locomotives'.
1870 locomotives were built here up until 1870
1872 the company closed. The West Central Wagon Co was formed and acquired the property in Worcester.
1872 There was a great Sale of Machinery and Tools from the Works which included tools from the following companies amongst others: