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James Tate and Co

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of Victory Works, East Parade, Bradford

Electric Stop Motion Device for steam engines. Exhibit at Manchester's Museum of Science and Industry.

1887 Mention. Tate's Electric Stop Motion.[1]

1924 Advertisement. Tate's Patent Electric Stop Motion. James Tate and Co, Victory Works, Bradford.[2]

1936 Mention. Charles Edward Jones (trading as James Tate and Co).[3]

1937 Manufacturing engineers. [4]

1938 Producing Tate mobile electric cranes (cable-connected of petrol or diesel electric), 7.5 cwt to 5 tons.[5]

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Sources of Information

  1. Dundee Advertiser - Thursday 04 August 1887
  2. Yorkshire Post and Leeds Intelligencer - Saturday 12 January 1924
  3. Yorkshire Post and Leeds Intelligencer - Friday 2 October 1936
  4. 1937 The Aeroplane Directory of the Aviation and Allied Industries
  5. The Railway Gazette, 30 Nov 1938