Webb and Son
of Comb's Tannery, Stowmarket.
By 1914 Webb and Son (Combs) Ltd
1937 George Watkins photographed the tannery's elderly single cylinder grasshopper engine, which had been installed secondhand in 1875. The cylinder was replaced in 1920. The exhaust steam was used for process heating.
Sources of Information
- 'Stationary Steam Engines of Great Britain: Volume 9' by George Watkins, Landmark Publishing Ltd, 1993, Plate 110