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Carrick and Ritchie

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c1895. Hand crane at Ratmalana Works Colombo [1]
c1895. Hand crane at Ratmalana Works Colombo [2]
c1895. Hand crane at Ratmalana Works Colombo [3]
c1895. Hand crane at Ratmalana Works Colombo [4]
c1895. Hand crane at Ratmalana Works Colombo [5]

Carrick and Ritchie, hydraulic engineers, of Waverley Engineering Works, Edinburgh

1905 Turbines and Pelton wheels

1890 June. Edinburgh International Exhibition. Turbine combined with a dynamo by Elwell-Parker of Wolverhampton.[6]

1890 Horizontal Waverley turbine with Elwell-Parker dynamo shown at the Edinburgh Exhibition; suitable for lighting country mansions, factories, etc[7]

c1895 See images on right for Carrick and Ritchie hand crane at Ratmalana Works Colombo - 6 wheel, probably 10 ton capacity, chain roped. Stated as having been recently recovered from 'up-country' - could have been behind rebel lines for the past thirty years.[8]

1908 Presented overhead travelling crane to the new heat engine laboratory of Heriot-Watt College in Edinburgh; another crane was presented by Carrick and Son of Edinburgh[9]

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Sources of Information

  1. Mr. C. Capewell
  2. Mr. C. Capewell
  3. Mr. C. Capewell
  4. Mr. C. Capewell
  5. Mr. C. Capewell
  6. The Engineer of 20th June 1890. p502
  7. The Electrical Engineer, 1H1890
  8. Mr. C. Capewell
  9. The Times 23 September 1908