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Shearer and Pettigrew

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of Wishaw

Maker of stationary steam engines. [1]

'Two pairs of coupled engines by Shearer & Pettigrew and J & T Young' offered for sale following closure of Holmes Oil Works, Linlithgowshire[2]

1914 Two cylinder (24" x 4' 6") horizontal winding engine for Kingshill Colliery No. 2 Shaft, Newmains[3]

31 December 1928 company dissolved by mutual consent following retirement of one partner, George Short Brownlie, but business continued by Andrew Shearer and Andrew Shearer Jr., under the same company name [4]

See Also


Sources of Information

  1. Stationary Steam Engines of Great Britain by George Watkins. Vol 10
  2. [1] Museum of the Scottish Shale Industry website
  3. 'Stationary Steam Engines of Great Britain, Volume 2' by George Watkins: Landmark Publishing Ltd.
  4. [2]The Edinburgh Gazette April 1929