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Murdoch, Aitken and Co

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1851. Beam Blowing Engine - Lilleshall Co
1851. Beam Blowing Engine

Murdoch, Aitken and Co of Hill Street Foundry, Glasgow were manufacturers of marine, high-pressure and stationary engines, pumps and machine tools

1831 Built one locomotive for the Monkland and Kirkintilloch Railway followed by another the following year

1845 Made large blowing engine for Coltness Iron Co[1]

1852 High pressure blowing engine

See Also


Sources of Information

  1. Stirling Observer - Thursday 16 January 1845
  • British Steam Locomotive Builders by James W. Lowe. Published in 1975. ISBN 0-905100-816
  • The Imperial Journal 1852 Volume II. p462