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Lamberton and Co

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January 1888.
Former Lamberton works, viewed from Summerlee Museum of Industrial Life, 2019

of Sunnyside Engine Works, Coatbridge, near Glasgow

1884 Electric lighting for Grangemouth Docks: Lamberton supplied a 50 HP Well's patent compound engine, running at 400 rpm. [1]

1888 Rolling mill and 3000 HP engine for Summerlee and Mossend Works[2].

1895 Large contract for new plate mill for the Weardale Iron and Coal Co Tudhoe Ironworks, including two rolling mill engines with 42 and 48 inch cylinders. [3]

1911 Supplied an engine for the Park Gate Iron and Steel Co billet mill.

1912 Supplied an engine (6,000 hp) at the Bynea Steel Works for the tinplate bar mill.

1923 Supplied an engine to Taylors Forge.

1938 Supplied a four-high rolling mill stand and about 5000 tons of other equipment for rolling steel sheet, to Richard Thomas and Co at Ebbw Vale. [4]

See Also


Sources of Information

  1. Glasgow Herald - Tuesday 8 January 1884
  2. Ardrossan and Saltcoats Herald - Friday 24 August 1888
  3. Daily Gazette for Middlesbrough - Friday 23 August 1895
  4. The Scotsman - Saturday 25 June 1938
  • The Steam Engine in Industry by George Watkins in two volumes. Moorland Publishing. 1978/9. ISBN 0-903485-65-6