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AE Avonside (Bristol) Rail

The original Avonside Engine Company was based in St Philips, Bristol, and founded in 1837 as Henry Stothert and Company. This firm had got into financial difficulties and was liquidated in the 1880s. A new company was formed using the Avonside name as the Avonside Locomotive Works, It ailed again in the 1930s and was one of the locomotive companies whos designs were taken over by Hunslet Engine Co. 
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BE Brush Electric Rail

Brush (Loughborough) was previously known as the Falcon works and they built a few Leeds trams as sub-contractors. 
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Berlin Johann Friedrich Krigar Rail

Made a few Blenkinsop type of locos 
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Berry Henry Berry Crane

Mainly a builder of hydraulic machinery at Croydon Works in Hunslet. 
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DeW De Winton Rail
Machine Tools
Other Items

Based in Caernarfon this firm built a few vertical boilered locos mainly for the slate industry. 
Works History

EBW EB Wilson Rail
Road
Other Items

EB Wilson's Railway Foundry produced locomotives for many of the early railway comapnies as well as a number of overseas orders including several important orders for Spain and India. Many of their locomotives were based on the popular Jenny Lind design. The company also experimented with marine engines and road steam. 
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EE English Electric

Some items jointly built with Leeds builders 

EEDK English Electric (Preston) Rail

English Electric (Preston) previously Dick Kerr built a few items as sub-contractors for Leeds. 
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Elect Electromobile (Leeds) Rail
Road

Made 'electric vehicles, trucks and locomotives' at their Prospect Works in Otley between 1914 and 1933 
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Electro Electromobile Rail

Built some electric locos, based in Otley not to be confused with the company from London with similar name. 
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EXE Exmoor Steam Rly Rail

Built a replica Quarry Hunslet 
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HE Hunslet Engine Co Rail
Road
Other Items

One of the best known of the Leeds firms having produced many notable designs such as the Austerity 0-6-0STs and the Quarry Hunslets, this company's varied products were supplied all over the world. Parts were also supplied to other builders including gear boxes to BR Swindon for the class 14 0-6-0DH locos. Babcock and Wilcox built a few Hunslet locomotives in Spain under licence. 
Works History

Leo The Bishop and Fuller Manufacturing Co Ltd Road

Made an 8hp cyclecar in 1913 called "The Leo" which was sold by Derry & Toms of Kensington. 
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NER North Eastern Railway Rail

This is one of the mainline railway companies that was formed from some of the companies that operated into Leeds from both the north and east of the city. Some locos were built in the sheds at Leeds (Holbeck) before there was a dedicated workshop. 
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RET Railless Electric Traction Company Road

This company carried out pioneering work into Railless trams, or trollybuses as they became better known, from a small works and office on Balm Road. 
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Rice Rice Road

The Korte car was produced by Rice & Co. Ltd of Low Hall Mills, Holbeck between 1903 - 1905 
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ROE Charles Roe Rail
Road

Charles Roe began by making trailers for locally produced traction engines produced and bodies for commercial vehicles in a rented works on Balm Road. They went on to make large numbers of bus bodies in a much larger works in Cross Gates. 
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Ster Sterling Engineering Road

Sterling Engineering produced a few cycle-cars powered by a JAP V2 8hp engine 
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West West Leeds Motor Co Road

Produced Dennell motorcycles from 1906 to 1908 
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YE Yorkshire Engine Co Rail

Built some Austerity 0-6-0ST's at the Meadowhall works in Sheffield see Yorkshire Engine Co by Tony Vernon for more details. ISBN 978 0 7524 4530 4 
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