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Barrowfield Iron Works

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February 1904.
October 1909.
August 1912.
February 1914.

of 100 Fordneuk Street, Glasgow

Established by R. Laidlaw and Son

1884 Name changed to Laidlaw, Sons and Caine.

1889 Incorporated as a limited company under the present title.

1908 One of the contractors on the Kinning Park pumping station on the Glasgow South sewage scheme[1]

1911 Ironfounders for the Railways.[2]

1914 Gas engineers, ironfounders, iron and steel structural manufacturers. Specialities: all kinds of plant for gasworks, oilworks and blast furnace gases; cyanide plant; manufacture piers, buildings, roofing, cast and wrought iron and steel tanks for water, petroleum, tar etc. [3]

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Sources of Information

  1. The Times , Dec 30, 1908
  2. Bradshaw’s Railway Manual 1911
  3. 1914 Whitakers Red Book