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.

Tubular Frame Wagon Co

From Graces Guide

1890 Registered to make railway and tramway wagons, cars and carriages

1891 The Tubular Frame Wagon Co, involving Colonel North, acquired the Vulcan Steel and Forge Works at Barrow to make a new type of bogie railway rolling stock on American lines[1]

1891 Completed the first wagon, for carriage of coal on the Great Northern Railway; it rested on 2 bogies and carried 30 tons[2]

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Sources of Information

  1. The Times, Feb 02, 1891
  2. The Times, Jun 15, 1891