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1860 After Condie's death, the business passed to [[Allan C. Wylie]]. Wylie showed two examples at the 1862 London exhibition, made for him by [[John Musgrave and Sons]] of Bolton.<ref>'The Development of the Steam Hammer in Scotland' by J. L. Wood, Trans. Newcomen Society, Vol 56 1984-5</ref>
1860 After Condie's death, the business passed to [[Allan C. Wylie]]. Wylie showed two examples at the 1862 London exhibition, made for him by [[John Musgrave and Sons]] of Bolton.<ref>'The Development of the Steam Hammer in Scotland' by J. L. Wood, Trans. Newcomen Society, Vol 56 1984-5</ref>


1861 Ground boring and winding machine patented by [[John Paton (2)]] of Govan Bar Iron Works, described and illustrated <ref>The Practical Mechanic's Journal, November 1861</ref>
1861 Ground boring and winding machine patented by [[John Paton (3)]] of Govan Bar Iron Works, described and illustrated <ref>The Practical Mechanic's Journal, November 1861</ref>





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of Glasgow

Iron Masters

1848 John Condie erected first patented steam hammer at Govan; they became popular with a number of companies in the area; he made further hammers at the Works.

1860 After Condie's death, the business passed to Allan C. Wylie. Wylie showed two examples at the 1862 London exhibition, made for him by John Musgrave and Sons of Bolton.[1]

1861 Ground boring and winding machine patented by John Paton (3) of Govan Bar Iron Works, described and illustrated [2]


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Sources of Information

  1. 'The Development of the Steam Hammer in Scotland' by J. L. Wood, Trans. Newcomen Society, Vol 56 1984-5
  2. The Practical Mechanic's Journal, November 1861