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locomotive builders of Kilmarnock.

Russell Wear

locomotive builders of Kilmarnock.

by Russell Wear

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Published by Industrial Railway Society Publications in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Offprint from "Industrial Railway Record", no. 69, January 1977.

ContributionsIndustrial Railway Society.
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Open LibraryOL21030230M

  ↑ Lowe, J.W., () British Steam Locomotive Builders, Guild Publishing. ↑ The Times, 14 December p ↑ Glasgow Herald, 23 July ↑ The Engineer, 18 May p ↑ Pall Mall Gazette, 2 June ↑ The Electrical engineer, Volume 5, ↑ The development of British industry and foreign competition, Derek. 11 Scottish Railway Gazette, October 7, ; Lythe,, “ Shipbuilding at Dundee,” and “The Gourlays of Dundee,” Aberly Historical Society, X ().These works were a boon to the Scottish railways both for the engines they produced and the men who learned their skills there. Both Patrick and James Stirling, later to achieve fame as locomotive engineers, served their apprenticeships in Cited by:

  Billmac raises the question, Was the Dick Kerr Co of Kilmarnock, the same Dick Kerr works at Preston, The answer is yes, I was most intrigued to see that the Kerr of Dick Kerr, was of the locomotive firm of Kerr Stuart, This makes me wonder as to Kerr, making a foray up to Kilmarnock, where other locomotive builders were well placed and. Like other locomotive builders the modernisation plan introduced to rationalized British Railway’s system cut the demand for shunting locomotives as yards closed and goods moved to the road. The decline in orders resulted in Andrew Barclay of Kilmarnock buying the business.

Andrew Barclay Sons Co Ltd - Locomotive Builders, Kilmarnock: - Andrew Barclay Sons Co Ltd - Financial Records: - Andrew Barclay Sons Co Ltd - Production Records: - Andrew Barclay Sons Co Ltd - Photographs: - Andrew Barclay Sons Co Ltd - Plans: - . A History of Railway Locomotives Down to the End of the Year Chapman Frederick Dendy Marshall Snippet view -


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Andrew Barclay Sons & Co. are a builder of steam and later fireless and diesel company's history dates to foundation of an engineering workshop in in Kilmarnock, Scotland. After a long period of operation the company was acquired by the Hunslet group in and renamed Hunslet-Barclay; in the company changed hands after bankruptcy becoming Brush-Barclay as Headquarters: Kilmarnock, Scotland.

Item ST Locomotive Builders Plate - Andrew Barclay Sons & Co., Kilmarnock, Scotland, Summary Brass rectangular Locomotive Builders Plate, No.manufactured by Andrew Barclay Sons & Co, Kilmarnock in The station at Kilmarnock dates from and the town is the home of Scotland’s railways, with the first railway in Scotland between Kilmarnock to Troon opening in The famous locomotive builders Andrew Barclay & Sons (now the Wabtec Rail Scotland) still operate nearby.

Cast iron oval locomotive builders plate, No.manufactured by Andrew Barclay Sons & Co. Ltd, Caledonia Works, Kilmarnock in Manufacturer's identification plate originally fitted to a City of Glasgow Electricity Authority LocomotiveNo.

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The book is not faultless: Douglas Earle Marsh did not die in (page ) but inand the Marsh Atlantics largely remained un-named until given names by Southern Railway. British steam locomotive builders. Supplement Hickley: TEE publishing. 56pp. This is a list of locomotive builders by country, including current and defunct builders.

Many of the companies changed names over time; this list attempts to give the most recognisable name, generally the one used for the longest time or during the company's best-known period. North British Locomotive Company () – The amalgamation of the 'big three' Glasgow locomotive builders (Sharp Stewart & Co, Neilson, Reid & Co and Dubs & Co) in resulted from increased competition both at home and abroad.

The new firm, to be known from 12 February as the North British Locomotive Company Ltd, claimed to be. Records of John Cochrane and Co Ltd, engine makers, Barrhead including quotation book, letter books, order and cost books, photographs and advertising material Contract lists for Barclay, North British Locomotive Co Ltd and pre-North British Locomotive Co Ltd A.

Barclay, Sons and Co of Caledonia Engine Works, Kilmarnock was a steam and later diesel locomotive builder. Born in Andrew Barclay was 25 years old when he set up a partnership with Thomas McCulloch in the manufacturer of mill shafts in Kilmarnock, East Ayrshire, Scotland.

A couple of years later that he branched out on his own in the manufacture of his patented gas lamps. Locomotive designs from un-associated firms were often similar in general specification and a great many represented what has since been described as the ‘Kilmarnock type’, i.e.

as built in that town by Andrew Barclay & Sons (and others) and being of a basic saddle tank (ST) form. Logical progression was to construct the first locomotive for the Portland Iron Co.

In the 's the Caledonia works expanded to cope with the success of building railway locomotives. During March another site became available in Kilmarnock that Andrew had his four sons and brother set up a partnership to build locomotives as the Barclays.

The Glasgow, Paisley, Kilmarnock & Ayr Railway connected to Kilmarnock to the rail network in where it terminated.

Soon the Glasgow, Dumfries & Carlisle Railway extended the line to the south. These two companies merged to form Glasgow & South Western Railway Company in The Station House was built at Kilmarnock in It was.

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Dick, Kerr and Company of Kilmarnock, Scotland with head office at Leadenhall St, London (); later at Preston, England, was a locomotive manufacturer and manufacturer of electrical equipment.

Previously part of W. Dick and Co, the company also built all kinds of tramway equipment and rolling stock. The company was formed by spinning out the rail and tramway activities from W. Wear, Barclay ;Kilmarnock, This book provides an illustrated review of the development of the company over years.

J.W. Lowe, British Steam Locomotive Builders, Folkstone, A review of the work of all locomotive builders in Britain since the earliest days of railways.

The Wikipedia entry for Andrew Barclay Sons & Co. Dick, Kerr and Company was a locomotive and tramcar manufacturer based in Kilmarnock, Scotland and Preston, England.

[1]Early history. W.B. Dick and Company was founded in in Glasgow by William Bruce Dick. The company were initially oil refiners and manufacturers of paint used for coating the bottom of ships.

Trustees Minute Book Photocopy of published volume, Clark Syndicate Companies in Florida c Dubs & Co; locomotive builders, Govanhill, Glasgow, (GUAS Ref: UGD 9, see also GD ) Staff records Production records Dubs and Lorimer (GUAS Ref: DC ) Includes Dubs locomotive photographs c.

Get this from a library! Scottish Steam: A Celebration. [Keith Langston] -- Scotland is renowned worldwide for its engineering prowess, which of course included locomotive building. This lavishly illustrated and detailed publication celebrates standard gauge steam locomotive.A History Author: A.

J. Mullay; Publisher: British Rail Region by Region S. ISBN: N.A Category: Railroads Page: View: DOWNLOAD NOW» For half a century fromScotland's railway system was operated, for the first time, as a complete administrative unit - but also as part of a nationalised system for the whole of the UK.In the bulk of the capital of the English Electric Manufacturing Co was acquired, and the capital of that company largely increased, which gave Dick, Kerr and Co a factory at Preston.

In the same year, the company was a major exhibitor at the Second International Tramways and Light Railways Exhibition in London. In Dick, Kerr and Co were contractors for the Lancashire and Yorkshire.