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Ouseburn Foundry

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Marine engineers of Newcastle-Upon Tyne.

1816 Advert: 'To be SOLD by Contract, The Cast and Malleable Iron Materials for a STEAM ENGINE, on Messrs Trevithick and Co's principle, of twenty horses power or upwards- The boiler is 13 feet long, 6 feet 6 inches in diameter.
Also cast iron JIB CRANES, on a light construction, very neat, one of which may seen at Mr Robert Watson's, Plumber's Yard, High-bridge.
Also Case-hardened WAGGON WHEELS, for Metal Rail Roads, the rim of which is so made as to last considerably longer than those made in the usual way. For further particulars enquire of James Glynn, Ouseburn Foundery, Newcastle, August, 1816.'[1]

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Sources of Information

  1. Tyne Mercury; Northumberland and Durham and Cumberland Gazette - Tuesday 10 September 1816