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Acme Machine Co

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1891. Acme Gas Engine.

Acme Machine Co of Glasgow. Also see Acme Manufacturing Co

1881 Formerly Burt and Morison

1885/86 Listed as 'Acme Machine Co., 231 Argyll St; works, 1 Canning st.'[1]

1890 Illustration and article on their gas engine (16 hp) [2]

1894 Listed as 'Acme Machine Co, Henrietta Place, Henrietta St' under 'Machine Makers and Millwrights'.[3]

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Sources of Information

  1. 1885/86 Post Office Directory of Glasgow
  2. The Engineer 1890/04/04 p285
  3. 1894/95 Post Office Directory of Glasgow