Horwich Works

Horwich Works

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Horwich Works was a railway works built in 1886 by the Lancashire and Yorkshire Railway in Horwich, near Bolton, in the North West of England when the company moved from its original works at Miles Platting, Manchester. Horwich works was built on 142 hectares of land bought in April 1884 for 36,000. Rivington House, the first of several workshops was 106.7m long by 16.8m wide and opened in February 1887. The long brick built workshops had full-height arched windows and were separated by tram and rail tracks. Work to construct the three bay, 463.3m long by 36m wide, erecting shop began in March 1885. Inside were 20 overhead cranes.show more

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  • Paperback | 68 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 4mm | 113g
  • Dict
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 6135813277
  • 9786135813272