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Caledonian Wire Rope Co

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wire rope manufacturers, of Airdrie, Scotland

1898 Company established.

1914 Wire rope manufacturers. Specialities: mining ropes, aerial ropeways, ropes for oil wells, logging, cranes, elevators, power transmission, ships' hawsers, towlines and rigging, steam trawling, dredgers, steam ploughs, suspension bridges etc. [1]

1925/6 Acquired by British Ropes Ltd[2].

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Sources of Information

  1. 1914 Whitakers Red Book
  2. National Archives