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1818 John Galloway joined the company as apprentice.
1818-1821 The first waterworks in Columbia, South Carolina, built by Colonel Abram Blanding, 'began service in April 1821 using a 14 horsepower steam engine manufactured by James Bowman and William Galloway of Manchester, England to pump water to a wooden tank on Taylor's Hill. .... The beauty of the machinery and the permanent construction of the work is not to be excelled by any similar establishment in the United States. The greatest credit is due to the manufacturers, Messrs. Galloway and Bowman of Manchester, England, and to Mr. Johnson the engineer, whose ingenuity and attention to the erection of this beautiful establishment cannot be too highly extolled.'
1820 Supplied a 25 HP engine for driving rice cleaning machinery at Cannonsboro' mill, Charleston Neck, USA
1830 Supplied a 40 HP engine for sawing timber at T. Bennett's mill in the City of Charleston, USA
A 28 HP steam engine by Bowman & Galloway was advertised for sale at a grist and cider mill in the Dursley area in 1840