Its a shame some modern day Millionaires didn't copy him. People like Mr Dyson who took his work into Europe and the Far East, instead of employing his countrymen.
Reyrolle's was eventually taken over by a German Company called Siemens. I heard they had plenty work for the Hebburn factory, but took a lot of it to Germany. So this massive complex I'm pointing out with Google Earth will soon close. Such a shame all those buildings will be demolished and houses built onn the land.
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