Grace's Guide To British Industrial History

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Grace's Guide is the leading source of historical information on industry and manufacturing in Britain. This web publication contains 147,919 pages of information and 233,587 images on early companies, their products and the people who designed and built them.

Grace's Guide is the leading source of historical information on industry and manufacturing in Britain. This web publication contains 147,919 pages of information and 233,587 images on early companies, their products and the people who designed and built them.

Ruston and Co (Prague)

From Graces Guide

Edward Thomas started an engineering business in Prague

1850 became Ruston and Evans, involving Joseph John Ruston. For more information, see Wikipedia entry.

1854 The company became Ruston and Co. with the entry of Ruston's brother John Joseph Ruston.

1866 Produced the elaborate iron towers and other ironwork for the new Franz Josef Bridge (Most Františka Josef) suspension bridge over the Moldau (Vitava) in Prague, designed by Ordish and Le Feuvre.[1].

1869 became Prager Maschinenbau AG.


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Sources of Information

  1. [1] Engineering, 30 Nov 1866, p.415