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James M. Rowan and Co

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1860. Steam engines and boilers.

James M. Rowan and Co of Atlas Works, Springburn, Glasgow.

1840 Locomotives built

1842 Three locomotives built for the Polloc and Govan Railway

1880s Rail motor cars built for Russia

Probably ceased in 1886 when the site was taken over by the Clyde Locomotive Works who were then purchased in 1888 by Sharp, Stewart and Co

See Also


Sources of Information

  • British Steam Locomotive Builders by James W. Lowe. Published in 1975. ISBN 0-905100-816