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Tubal Cain Foundry and Engineering

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Tubal Cain Foundry & Engineering Works Ltd, Cardiff

1869 The Tubal Cain Foundry and Engineering Works on Tyndall Street, Cardiff, was established between 1869 and 1871. [1]

1869-81 Thirteen locomotives (0-6-0STs) were built for the Marquis of Bute's railway (later the Cardiff Railway)[2]

1871 Parfitt and Jenkins were occupiers of the ‘Tubal Cain Engine Works’, and manufacturers of ‘locomotive, marine and stationary engines and boilers, points, crossings, turntables, cranes and railway bridges[3]

  • Made ‘Campbell’ oil engines

1951 Advertisement. 'Tubal Cain Foundry, Cardiff'.[4]

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Sources of Information

  1. People’s Collection Wales/Casgliad y Werin Cymru website[1]
  2. British Steam Locomotive Builders by James W. Lowe. Published in 1975. ISBN 0-905100-816
  3. 1871 Kelly’s Post Office Directory
  4. Dundee Courier - Saturday 23 June 1951