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Bowser and Cameron

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Bowser & Cameron of McNeil Street, Glasgow

  • 1856 Engineers, machine makers and ship hearth manufacturers. William Bowser‘s home address: 23 Monteith Row[1]
  • 1857 Newspaper advertisement: 'Bowser and Cameron have on hand, for sale, a number of Henderson's Patent derrick cranes, various sizes. Springfield Iron Works, Glasgow[2]
  • A small wheeled crane made of cast and wrought iron with movable balance weight, by Bowser and Cameron, Glasgow, on pier at Hopeman Harbour, Aberdeenshire[3][4]

See Also


Sources of Information

  1. Post Office Glasgow Directory for 1856, 1857
  2. Glasgow Herald - Monday 2nd March 1857
  3. [1] Aberdeenshire Council Moray Sites and Monuments Record webpage for Hopeman Harbour.
  4. [2]RCAHMS webpage with photo of the crane