B. Hick and Sons

B. Hick and Sons

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. B. Hick and Sons, later known as Hick, Hargreaves & Co, was a British engineering company, based at the Soho Ironworks in Bolton, England. Benjamin Hick had originally been a partner in Rothwell, Hick and Rothwell and set up his company in partnership with this sons, John and Benjamin in 1832. Benjamin however very soon left the firm. The first locomotive was built in 1833, followed by several more over the remainder of the decade, including an unconventional gear driven steam rail carriage. A number were built for export to America.
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  • Paperback | 176 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 10mm | 268g
  • United States
  • English
  • 6136564289
  • 9786136564289