Notable Orders: 1890s (cont'd)
A further selection of orders received towards the turn of the century
Our sincere thanks go, once again, to volunteer Jeff Hogg, who has diligently copied orders from ledgers to an Excel spreadsheet.
This (ongoing) continuation page contains a précis of the more interesting orders received by the company during the period from 1894 onwards from a variety of clients, many of whom were overseas, with brief details of equipment supplied.
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|Date||Description of Goods||Client||Country||Order No.||Order Value £||Source|
|Feb 1894||Two 200 IHP Gas Engines to be erected by the Co. on ground granted to them by the exhibition committee. The engines to work with Dowson gas and to be 150BHP max. Penalty for late delivery £2/day.||Grand Ballon Co. represented by Council of Administration & Specially by Baron De Vinck & E. Thys||Belgium||727||1300-00||D7338/10/1/8|
|20/02/1894||7 1/2 ton Independent Crane with chains complete, you to take out castings (steel) and other goods as we may be able to sell to you as much as possible of the value of the crane.||Edgar Allen, Imperial Works, Tinsley, Sheffield||UK||1060||277-00||D7338/10/1/8|
|26/02/1894||Hyd. Press for bending wheel spokes, axle guards, crown and wing pieces.||Glos Rly. Carriage & Wagon Co., Glos.||UK||1042||195-00||D7338/10/1/8|
|14/03/1894||One Tweddell stationary hydraulic rivetter, 6′ gap, 35 ton max. and 15 ton min., plus ancillary equipment.||Chilean State Railway||Chile||1127||255 -00||D7338/10/1/8|
|April 1894||One – 14 HP Gas engine £160, one – 3 HP Gas engine £72, one – stationary 8 BHP oil engine £150, one – 13 BHP portable oil engine £275. Must be there by June 20th. Oil engines entered for competition.||Royal Show, Cambridge||UK||1199||657-00||D7338/10/1/8|
|June 1894 (ordered Feb)||4 – Gas engines of 100BHP each and 1 – 50 BHP, specially designed for electric lighting, complete with all accessories.||The Electricity and Joint Stock Co. Charleroi||France||1,855-00||D7338/10/1/8|
|02/07/1894||Hydraulic Bundling press for pressing scrap tin plates. About 24 tons force. (Ed: possibly one of the earliest scrap balers?).||The Stannum Metal Co.||UK||75-00||D7338/10/1/8|