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John Macdonald and Co

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February 1901.
1940. Cleco.

John MacDonald and Co of 146 West Regent St., Glasgow

of Pollokshaws, Glasgow.

The business of John MacDonald, initially manufacturing water-turbines. He carried out many important hydraulic installations in Britain and on the Continent. In later years he extended his interests by undertaking the manufacture of pneumatic tools.

1890 June. Edinburgh International Exhibition. Achilles turbine.

1937 Pneumatic engineers.[1]

1940 Advert. Pneumatic tools.

1945 Advert. Pneumatic tools.

See Also


Sources of Information

  • The Engineer of 20th June 1890. p502
  • Mechanical World Year Book 1940. Published by Emmott and Co of Manchester. Advert p130
  • Mechanical World Year Book 1945. Published by Emmott and Co of Manchester. Advert p160