Galloways Patent Compound Engine Advert – 1879

18 Oct

Galloways Paten Compound Engine - 1879.


This is an advert for Galloway’s Patent Compound Engine made by W.J. Galloway & Sons in 1879, who were a engineering and millwright company based at Knott Mill Iron Works which was located in Hulme, Manchester.

The company was originally founded as a partnership of two brothers, William and John Galloway in 1835 and were manufacturers of steam engines and boilers until they went into receivership in 1932.

A W & J Galloway & Sons cross compound engine as seen at the Museum of Science and Industry in 2011.


One of W.J. Galloway & Sons compound engine can be seen today in the Museum of Science and Industry (MOSI)

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