|Builder's plate on footbridge across the Tees, |
upstream of old gas works site at Barnard Castle
Across the years, it seems that Head Wrightson built a huge range of industrial machinery, bridges, aircraft hangars, nuclear reactor vessels, etc, and about 40 steam locomotives in the later Victorian period, three being extant.
|Newburn Bridge on the Tyne|
|Gear driven vertical boiler loco at Beamish Museum|
|Seaham Harbour OC loco No.17, now at Beamish|
(photo from Beamish Museum on Flickr)
|HW loco on a roundabout at Stockton in 2010,|
since relocated to Preston Park Museum
(photo by John Yeadon on Wikipedia)
Grace's Guide to British industrial history gives a good rundown on Head Wrightson
Head Wrightson Technical Services Ltd has the drawings etc of the old firm.
|Builder's plate from a bogie bolster (photo added 9 Feb 2018)|