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Carrick and Ritchie, hydraulic engineers, of Waverley Engineering Works, Edinburgh
1905 Turbines and Pelton wheels
c1895 See images on right for Carrick and Ritchie hand crane at Ratmalana Works Colombo - 6 wheel, probably 10 ton capacity, chain roped. Stated as having been recently recovered from 'up-country' - could have been behind rebel lines for the past thirty years.
1908 Presented overhead travelling crane to the new heat engine laboratory of Heriot-Watt College in Edinburgh; another crane was presented by Carrick and Son of Edinburgh