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Beyer, Peacock & Co Ltd, locomotive engineers

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Date: 1850-1986
  • Manchester, Lancashire
Functions, occupations and activities: Engineering: Mechanical > Railway equipment
Name authority reference: GB/NNAF/C124035 (Former ISAAR ref: GB/NNAF/B6029 )
Number Description Held by Reference Further information
1948-1984: photographic prints of company locomotives
Science and Industry Museum
See Annual Return 2019
1850-1966: records incl corporate and financial records, order books, drawings , blueprints and technical notebooks, wages books, price lists
Science and Industry Museum
NRA 32285 Beyer

See HMC Records of British business and industry 1760-1914 metal processing and engineering, 1994
c1854-1986: letters, photographs and papers
Science and Industry Museum
c1960-1969: plans showing the layout works at Gorton
Science and Industry Museum
c1855-1966: proposal drawings for locomotives incl the 'SuperGarratt' and designs for American locomotives, Drawing Office ledgers, original artwork and mock-ups from the Beyer, Peacock Quarterly Review
Science and Industry Museum
c1891-1948: engineering plans of railway carriages for Great Central Railway
Science and Industry Museum
1908-1912: engineering drawings
Science and Industry Museum
c1935: technical drawings
Science and Industry Museum
1923-1964: photographs, prints and other records rel to locomotives for South African Railways and New South Wales Railways
Science and Industry Museum
See Annual Return 2008
1940-1959: photographs and negatives of Beyer Peacock locomotives
Science and Industry Museum
photographs and negatives of diesel locomotives
Science and Industry Museum