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Builder Products Notes
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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

CT Charles Todd Rail

See the history of Shepherd and Todd and also Todd Kitson & Laird. 
Works History
0 survivors out of 11 records, 0% survive

Elect Electromobile (Leeds) Rail
Road

Made 'electric vehicles, trucks and locomotives' at their Prospect Works in Otley between 1914 and 1933 
Works History
0 survivors out of 0 records

GBAT Greenwood and Batley Rail
Road
Aviation/Military
Machine Tools

Often known as GREENBAT this company made all manner of machinery including a number of battery locomotives in their Albion Works in Armley 
Works History
92 survivors out of 1430 records, 6.43% survive

KTH Kitson Thompson Hewitson Rail
Road

This was the name under which the Airedale Foundry operated for around 20 years before the name Kitson & Co was adopted. The two oldest working steam locomotives in the world, India's Express and Fairy Queen were produced in this period 
Works History
2 survivors out of 487 records, 0.41% survive

ST Shepherd and Todd Rail

The Railway Foundry. Some books list many of these as built by Charles Todd. Also see Sun Foundry & TKL. 
Works History
0 survivors out of 20 records, 0% survive

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

TKL Todd, Kitson and Laird Rail

The first engine makers in the Hunslet area of Leeds, they built a small number of locomotives, including the Liverpool and Manchester's Lion before changes in partnership that eventually lead to the company becoming Kitson & Co 
Works History
1 survivor out of 68 records, 1.47% survive

TO Turner and Ogden Rail
Other Items

A short lived early manufacturer who had begun locomotive and stationary engine production at their Providence Foundry on Hunslet Lane in 1839 but were devastated by a fire at the works. 
Works History
0 survivors out of 2 records, 0% survive

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