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Ernest Scott and Mountain

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1898 May.
1898. Electric ship lighting.
1898. Electric transmission of power machinery.
June 1898.
1898. Electric mining machinery.
1898. Tyne dynamos and motors.
August 1899.
August 1899.
August 1899.
1899. Single cylinder high-speed engine, "open type".
February 1901. Compound Engine.
February 1901.
January 1902.
September 1902.
February 1911.

Ernest Scott & Mountain of Newcastle-upon-Tyne.

of Gateshead (1905)

Electrical and general engineers.

1890 Article and illustration of a combined engine and dynamo (Ernest Scott and Co). [1] The company was registered on 15 November, to take over the electrical and engineering business of Ernest Scott and Co[2] in conjunction with William Charles Mountain

1891 Manufacturers of Electric Lighting and Triple Expansion Inverted Cylinder Mill Engines in 1891. [3]

1894 Catalogue of Electrical Plant and accessories. [4]

1900 Electric hauling gear for mines and cranes and combined engines and dynamos (late Ernest Scott and Co). [5]

1900 Published a book "Electricity in Country Houses" for prospective customers[6]

1901 High-speed steam dynamos for Birkenhead Tramway [7]

1903 Supplied their first electrically-operated coal cutting machine to G. A. Mitchell of Glasgow.

1905 Needing more space, acquired the works of Black, Hawthorn and Co at Gateshead and new works constructed; the name "The New Close Works" was adopted for the new works.

1913 Acquired by C. A. Parsons and Co. William Mountain set up his own firm.

See Also


Sources of Information

  1. The Engineer of 28th March 1890 p276
  2. The Stock Exchange Year Book 1908
  3. Directory 1891 Worrall's Cotton Spinners
  4. The Engineer of 14th September 1894 p238
  5. The Engineer of 12th January 1900 p36
  6. The Engineer 1900/02/23
  7. Fielden’s Magazine Vol 4