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J. Scarisbrick Walker and Brothers

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J. Scarisbrick Walker and Brothers of Pagefield Ironworks, Wigan were ironfounders and general engineers

1870s Founded by John Scarisbrick Walker and later joined by his brothers Thomas Ashcroft Walker and Edwin Robert Walker

c1880 The company name changed to Walker Bros. (Wigan) Ltd

About twenty steam locomotives were built. [1]

The company subsequently manufactured diesel railcars

See Also


Sources of Information

  1. British Steam Locomotive Builders by James W. Lowe. Published in 1975. ISBN 0-905100-816