Nasmyth, Wilson & Co.

Nasmyth, Wilson & Co. : Patricroft Locomotive Builders

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Description

A short history of one of the most famous steam locomotive manufacturers in Britainshow more

Product details

  • Paperback | 160 pages
  • 165 x 235 x 8mm | 370g
  • The History Press Ltd
  • Stroud, United Kingdom
  • English
  • UK ed.
  • 0752434659
  • 9780752434650
  • 1,150,704

Table of contents

Acknowledgements; Abbreviations; 1. Introduction; 2. Foundations; 3. The Bridgewater Foundry; 4. Workforce; 5. The Nasmyth Locomotive Contracts 1838-1853; 6. The Wilson Years 1857-1882; 7. Nasmyth Wilson & Co Ltd 1882-1919; 8. Interwar and Decline; Locomotive Listing; Bibliography; Person Index.show more

About John Cantrell

John Cantrell has written a number of books and articles on the early engineering industry. He is the co-editor with Gillian Cookson of Henry Maudslay and the Pioneers of the Machine Age published by Tempus in 2002.show more