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Builder Products Notes
Berry Henry Berry Crane

Mainly a builder of hydraulic machinery at Croydon Works in Hunslet. 
Works History
0 survivors out of 0 records

Bfth William Balmforth / Balmforth Bros Rail
Crane

The Balmforth family were partners with the Smiths and Booths that went on to form the famous Rodley crane makers. After these partnerships broke up William Balmforth formed the Peel Ings Foundry. The works produced steam cranes, though not to the extent their former partners enjoyed. A small number of locos were also produce before the firm crashed in 1916 
Works History
1 survivor out of 6 records, 16.67% survive

BJ Benjamin Johnson Crane

Crane maker at Mill Lane Bramley, possibly also connected to Isles. 
Works History
0 survivors out of 0 records

Bram Bramley Engineering Crane

Crane builder 
Works History
0 survivors out of 0 records

Bray Bray & Waddington Crane

Built a few cranes in Leeds, 
Works History
4 survivors out of 4 records, 100% survive

BUT Samuel Butler and Co Crane

Builder of cranes in Stanningley. 
Works History
1 survivor out of 2 records, 50% survive

CCB Clyde Crane and Booth Crane

Formed when Booth's merged with a crane builder in Clydeside. 
Works History
0 survivors out of 0 records

IS Isles Crane

One of the crane makers of Leeds 
Works History
4 survivors out of 14 records, 28.57% survive

JB Joseph Booth and Bros Rail
Crane

Primarily a crane manufacturer Booths also produced a small number of electric mine locos under the 'Union' brand in their Union Foundry at Rodley. 
Works History
27 survivors out of 4314 records, 0.63% survive

JBUT John Butler & Co Crane

Crane builder 
Works History
0 survivors out of 0 records

KFO Kirkstall Forge Crane
Other Items

The firm was founded as Beecroft & Butler 
Works History
0 survivors out of 0 records

SAP Smith & Parker Crane

Crane builder 
Works History
0 survivors out of 0 records

SBT Smith, Beacock and Tannett Crane
Machine Tools

Manufacturer of machine tools that took over the former Round Foundry, they became part of the Greenwood and Batley Group. 
Works History
0 survivors out of 0 records

TG Thomas Green Rail
Road
Crane
Other Items

Thomas Green began as a big manufacturer of lawnmowers, they diversified somewhat in to producing steam rollers, tram engines and locomotives in their Smithfield Works on North Street 
Works History
28 survivors out of 4407 records, 0.64% survive

TSSR Thomas Smith Crane

One of the crane makers of Leeds producing steam diesel and electric cranes in their works next door to Joseph Booth in Rodley 
Works History
78 survivors out of 1020 records, 7.65% survive

TW Tannett, Walker & Co Crane
Other Items

Crane builder 
Works History
0 survivors out of 0 records

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. 
Works History
0 survivors out of 0 records

Whit Whitaker Bros Crane

One of the smaller makers of cranes in the city of Leeds situated in the Horsforth subburb. 
Works History
3 survivors out of 3 records, 100% survive

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