Grace's Guide To British Industrial History

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Grace's Guide is the leading source of historical information on industry and manufacturing in Britain. This web publication contains 147,919 pages of information and 233,587 images on early companies, their products and the people who designed and built them.

Grace's Guide is the leading source of historical information on industry and manufacturing in Britain. This web publication contains 147,919 pages of information and 233,587 images on early companies, their products and the people who designed and built them.

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This bridge was originally located in Tipton, and is now located at the Black Country Living Museum, near Tipton.

It was built by Armstrongs and Main in 1922. 28 ft span. The deck is balanced by a pair of 5-ton counterweights suspended by chains running over pulleys, and raised and lowered manually by a system of shafts and gears. Source of information, and photo, here.


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