Howrah Mills Co Ltd Railway

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Howrah Mills Co Ltd Railway

The 'Howrah Mills Co Ltd' was established in 1890, operated a Jute Mill at Howrah [1].

The Managing Agent in 1917 is recorded as 'Howeson Brothers Ltd' and the 'Number of Looms' as 1663 [2].

The records indicate that a metre gauge(MG) system was operational at the mill [1].

No further information has been found.

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 “Industrial Railways and Locomotives of India and South Asia” compiled by Simon Darvill. Published by ‘The Industrial Railway Society’ 2013. ISBN 978 1 901556 82-7. Available at http://irsshop.co.uk/India. Reference: Entry WB44 page ....
  2. FIBIS "Jute Growing - A List of Jute Mills in India"