Grace's Guide To British Industrial History

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Grace's Guide is the leading source of historical information on industry and manufacturing in Britain. This web publication contains 149,658 pages of information and 235,430 images on early companies, their products and the people who designed and built them.

Grace's Guide is the leading source of historical information on industry and manufacturing in Britain. This web publication contains 147,919 pages of information and 233,587 images on early companies, their products and the people who designed and built them.

Drysdale and Pirie

From Graces Guide
1877.

of Bon Accord Works, Glasgow

1874 Company founded by Mr. John W. W. Drysdale and Mr. L. J. Pirie. The works in Fordneuk Street, London Road, are well known as the “Bon-Accord” Works, and cover an area of approximately fifteen hundred square yards.[1]

Manufacturers of apparatus such as pumps, presses, engines for electric lighting, bakers’ and leather-dressers’ machinery and specialities of high industrial efficacy and commercial value have been developed in centrifugal pumps and pumping engines, high-speed engines for electric lighting, ventilating, and blowing fans and engines, hydraulic presses and pumps, hydraulic cranes and riveting machinery, hydraulic accumulators, hydraulic lifts, hydraulic pumping engines, horse-gear pumps, deep-well pumps, lift and force pumps, three-throw tar pumps, rotary pumps, filter presses, bakers’ and leather-dressers’ apparatus and appliances of all descriptions.[2]

1894 May. Centrifugal Pumping Engine. [3]

1907 Private company - Drysdale and Co


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