Gorton Works

Gorton Works Gorton Locomotive Works, known locally as Gorton Tank, was in Openshaw near Manchester, England and was completed in 1848 by the Sheffield, Ashton-under-Lyne and Manchester Railway.

Even in the 1960s the number of men who worked there was large enough to support nine public houses in the nearby Ogden Lane.HistoryThe original workshops of the Sheffield, Ashton-under-Lyne and Manchester Railway were in Newton near Hyde in Cheshire but were inconveniently situated, cramped and makeshift. In 1845 the railway asked their locomotive superintendent, Richard Peacock, to find a more s

Even in the 1960s the number of men who worked there was large enough to support nine public houses in the nearby Ogden Lane.HistoryThe original workshops of the Sheffield, Ashton-under-Lyne and Manchester Railway were in Newton near Hyde in Cheshire but were inconveniently situated, cramped and makeshift. In 1845 the railway asked their locomotive superintendent, Richard Peacock, to find a more s

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