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Kinmond Hutton and Steel

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Kinmond Hutton and Steel of Wallace foundry, Blackness, Dundee

1838 Made a breadthing machine, which stretched linen cloth after it had come from the drying stoves, for Turnbull and Co. of Claverhouse, Dundee.

1838 Commenced locomotive building. The "Wallace" made its first run for the Dundee and Arbroath Railway.

1847 Boring and turning machine.[1]

c1850 James Steel left the company and the firm became Kinmond and Co

1853 Established a locomotive building plant in Montreal, Canada

By 1856 the company had built four locomotives for the Dundee & Arbroath Railway, but they seem to have kept their textile connections throughout.

A total of about fifty locomotives were completed

1861 The Wallace Foundry belonged to Robertson and Orchar

See Also


Sources of Information

  • British Steam Locomotive Builders by James W. Lowe. Published in 1975. ISBN 0-905100-816
  • [1] Dundee Textile Industry