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Whitaker Brothers

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December 1889.
August 1899.
1904. Whitaker 20 ton Navvy.
1910. Combined excavator and transporter.
Working at the Lady Victoria Colliery in the late 50s early 60s.

of Horsforth, nr Leeds was an excavator business.

1888 Submitted bid for canal work at Leicester

1911 Taken over by Ruston, Proctor and Co. [1]

1912 Rail-mounted steam-powered pile drive for Central Argentine Railway [2]

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