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T. Middleton and Co

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January 1880.
January 1888.

of Southwark

Murray's patent brickmaking machinery of Loman Street, Southwark, London.

c.1840 Beam engine for Baker Street Mill, Orsett. [1]

1866 Engine for booster at the South Metropolitan Gas Works, Old Kent Road

1874 Built a clockwork tram! This had coiled springs which were wound up by a steam engine at the depot. Did not enter commercial service.[2]

1882 A sale of surplus plant and machinery at the Tide Mills, Sittingbourne (evidently a paper mill), included a 40 HP compound beam engine by Middleton.[3]

See Also


Sources of Information

  1. Plate 59, ‘The End of a Revolution: The Last Days of Stationary Steam’ by Colin Bowden, Landmark Publishing Ltd., 2008
  2. [1] Tramway Information website
  3. East Kent Gazette - Saturday 14 October 1882
  • The Steam Engine in Industry by George Watkins in two volumes. Moorland Publishing. 1978. ISBN 0-903485-65-6