Black, Hawthorn and Co
From Graces Guide
Black, Hawthorn and Company of Gateshead-on-Tyne were builders of locomotives for collieries and ironworks.
1865 Took over the failed works of R. Coultard and Co.
1896 The company ceased trading having built over 1,100 locomotives. The firm was bought by Chapman and Furneaux who produced a further 70 locomotives.
Sources of Information
- British Steam Locomotive Builders by James W. Lowe. Published in 1975. ISBN 0-905100-816