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EBW EB Wilson Rail
Road
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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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FMW Fenton Murray and Wood Rail
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The Round Foundry was a pioneer not only for Leeds but for the world, producing the first succesful freight locos. They also produced fine stationary engines, experimented with steam ships. The core of their business was supplying machinery to the textile industry. After the death of Murray and Wood the firm became known as Fenton, Murray and Jackson 
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JW Joseph Whitham Road
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The Whitham family engineering business was first established in 1794 by John Whitham. 
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MBIW Monk Bridge Iron Works Other Items

Many components were made here for the loco builders. 
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MW Manning Wardle Rail
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The Boyne loco works practically rose from the ashes of E.B.wilson and continued to turn out their designs of small contractor locomotives as well as plenty of narrow gauge locos and a few unusual orders 
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TW Tannett, Walker & Co Crane
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Crane builder 
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Wbo Wellman Booth Crane

Formed of a series of mergers including Leeds firms Joseph Booth and Thomas Smith, this firm are still producing cranes. Design work takes place in Yeadon but production is in Gateshead. 
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WC Walsh and Clark Road
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Built a few plough/tractors in Guiseley 1910-1919. Also a few oil engines. 
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WCC William Cook Cast Products Other Items

The rail division of this company is situated in Leeds and has made components for anything from a replica LNER class A1 to the high speed Pendolino and TGV trains. 
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West West Leeds Motor Co Road

Produced Dennell motorcycles from 1906 to 1908 
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Whit Whitaker Bros Crane

One of the smaller makers of cranes in the city of Leeds situated in the Horsforth subburb. 
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WM Wilks & Meade Road

Coach and Motor Bus Body Makers established around the early 1940s, after the second world war the firm was taken over by coach operator Wallace Arnold, allowing that firm to overcome post war shortages. Though this meant much of Wilks & Meade's production was for Wallace Arnold, the firm did produce coach and bus bodies for a number of other operators. 
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