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Vulcan Steel and Iron Works

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Steel works, of Barrow-in-Furness

c.1885 New business established with the involvement of Daniel Adamson

1885 Richard Elihu Dickinson was appointed manager

1887 Dickinson left

1891 The Tubular Frame Wagon Co, involving Colonel North, acquired the Vulcan Steel and Forge Works at Barrow to make a new type of bogie railway rolling stock on American lines[1]

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Sources of Information

  1. The Times, Feb 02, 1891