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Mersey Wheel Works (Derby)

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of Norringham Road, Derby

IN LIQUIDATION. MERSEY WHEEL WORKS, NOTTINGHAM ROAD, DERBY.
TO RAILWAY WHEEL AND AXLE MANUFACTURERS, ENGINEERS, IRON MERCHANTS, AND OTHERS.
MESSRS. AULT, SPRECKLEY &Co. are instructed by Mr. T. H. Harrison, trustee, to SELL by AUCTION ..... The whole of the valuable MOVEABLE PLANT and STOCK-IN TRADE, consisting of in part Nine 6 and 8 tons railway waggons, in good condition ; four Houghes' patent high-speed horizontal engines; one radial drilling machine, by Lowry and Co.; Handyside's patent emery wheel, large quantity of Bessemer and cast steel tyres; ...... one 8ft. 6in. standard steel rule in mahogany case, Whittam, &c.....'[1]

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Sources of Information

  1. Derbyshire Advertiser and Journal, 8 April 1881