Hick Hargreaves & Co. Ltd.

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Year: 1900         Item #: 989         Views: 7,255         Comments: 1

Hick Hargreaves & Co. Ltd.

Benjamin Hick, mechanical engineer and William Hargreaves firm "Hick, Hargeaves & Co." was based at the Soho Foundry in Bolton, Lancashire.
Source: Personal Collection of David Devine, Wigan

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Comments by Tom Sheriff on 7th July 2007  tomsheriff-senior@hotmail.co.uk 

This is a Cornish boiler believed to be destined for one of HM Dockyards, it would appear to be undergoing a hydraulic pressure test before leaving the works. A "ghost" may be seen on the right hand side of the boiler indicating a very long time exposure.