Thursday, 26 July 2012
Perusing Ebay this week, I saw this interesting article for sale.
As Joseph Adamsons played a huge part of Hyde's past history I should imagine this will be extremely collectable. ....
LARGE CAST IRON PLAQUE FROM WORKS CRANE .
Joseph Adamson and Company were, at one time, known all over the world for their engineering skills and products. Boiler making was just one of their specialities..
Joseph's uncle, Daniel Adamson, was the founder of the Manchester Ship Canal. Adamsons was a big employer at one time, but, like a lot, it fell by the wayside and it has now been split into units, shops and a transport yard which are now collectively known as Adamsons Industrial Estate.