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Engine builder statistics | Locomotive Manufacturers Association | Bradford | Rotherham
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Builder Products Notes
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AAL Arrow Aircraft (Leeds) Ltd Aviation/Military

Aircraft manufacturer from Yeadon that produced two prototypes in 1932 but failed to find orders and concentrated on component manufacture until 1951 
Works History

ALR P.N. Lowe Rail

The late Peter Lowe rebuilt a number of engines at his Abbey Light Railway near to Kirkstall. 
Works History

APL Appleyard Road
Aviation/Military

Manufactured a few commercial vehicle bodies 
Works History

AT A.Taylor and Son

Metal working firm still going strong in Hunslet, operating in the former Mann works 
Works History

AVRO A V Roe (Avro) Aviation/Military

Plane manufacturer Avro were founded in Manchester in 1910. During the second world war they established a large "shadow factory" next to Yeadon Aerodrome (now Leeds Bradford Airport). 
Works History

Bram Bramley Engineering Crane

Crane builder 
Works History

Bray Bray & Waddington Crane

Built a few cranes in Leeds, 
Works History

CLAY Clayton, Sons and Co Other Items

Clayton, Son & Co Ltd had works on Pepper Road, the Moor End Works off Balm Road and the Dartmouth Works just off Dewsbury Road in the Hunslet area of Leeds. Key products were mill boilers, gas holders, water tanks and pipes, they also produced boilers for Yorkshire Patent Steam Wagon Co, a member of the same group of companies. 
Works History

Day Day- Leeds Road

Job Day & Sons Ltd; produced a cycle-car between 1912 and 1924. 
Works History

GBAT Greenwood and Batley Rail
Road
Aviation/Military
Machine Tools

Often known as GREENBAT this company made all manner of machinery including a number of battery locomotives in their Albion Works in Armley 
Works History

Jac Jackson Road

Built a few traction engines in 1869 
Works History

MANN Mann's Patent Steam Cart and Wagon Co Road
Other Items

Mann produced steam lorries in all shapes and sizes from their works on Pepper Lane in Hunslet 
Works History

SAP Smith & Parker Crane

Crane builder 
Works History

TandF Thomas and Foster Machine Tools

Heavy machine maker 
Works History

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