Grace's Guide To British Industrial History

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Rennie and Logan

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Railway Contractors

c.1851 Built the bridge across the Trent Navigation for the Great Northern Railway - see Newark Dyke Bridge

1851 Messrs. Rennie and Logan instructed auctioneers to dispose of the whole of the RAILWAY PLANT at the Great Northern Railway Works near Newark[1]

1856 Rennie and Logan, of Newport, were constructing the New Railway, and Tidal Dock, on the Bute Dock Extension, Cardiff.[2]

1858 Building the bridge at Pontypridd over the Rhondda river; completion expected in 1859[3]

1858 Messrs. Rennie, Logan, and Co., who have completed the Newport Dock Extension, and their Works on the Rhymney Railway[4]

1859 Messrs Rennie and Logan built a viaduct over the Rhondda, to avoid the sharp junction curve of the Taff Vale and Rhondda Railway. [5]

1860 Messrs Rennie, Logan and Matthews of Buxton and Newport started work on the Cheshire Midland Railway line[6]

See Also

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Sources of Information

  1. Nottingham Journal 14 November 1851
  2. Star of Gwent 05 April 1856
  3. Cardiff Times 04 December 1858
  4. Monmouthshire Beacon 20 March 1858
  5. Cardiff Times 09 July 1859
  6. The Times Dec. 20, 1860