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George Russell and Co

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1866.
1870.Steam Crane at Glasgow Harbour.
January 1872.
June 1872.

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1875.
1880.
1880. Portable steam crane.
1882.
1884. Fourteen Ton Portable Steam Crane, Parkhead Steel Works, Glasgow.
June 1888. Cranes.
1888.
December 1889.
1897. 25-Tons Portable Crane at South Shields.
1898. Compound engine.
1898.
August 1899.
1903.
February 1911.
Russell coaling crane at Troon in the mid 50s with TSS Marchioness of Graham ( Fairfield 1936 ) in winter layup.
Russell coaling crane at Troon in the mid 50s with TSS Marchioness of Graham ( Fairfield 1936 ) in winter layup.


George Russell and Co engineers and crane manufacturers, of Alpha Works, Motherwell Junction.

1865 Company established and stated that they were engineers and makers of stationary boilers and engines, steam and hand cranes, winches, hoisting engines and light locomotives.

1867 Silver medal at the 1867 Paris Exhibition. [1]

1888 Glasgow International Exhibition. 20-ton Rope Travelling Crane. [2]

1937 Crane builders. [3]

1958 Taken over by Adamson Alliance Co of Horsehay.

c. 1975 Closed down.

See Also

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Sources of Information

  • British Steam Locomotive Builders by James W. Lowe. Published in 1975. ISBN 0-905100-816
  • Glasgow City Archives