Grace's Guide To British Industrial History

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Grace's Guide is the leading source of historical information on industry and manufacturing in Britain. This web publication contains 147,919 pages of information and 233,587 images on early companies, their products and the people who designed and built them.

Grace's Guide is the leading source of historical information on industry and manufacturing in Britain. This web publication contains 147,919 pages of information and 233,587 images on early companies, their products and the people who designed and built them.

Norbrit-Pickering

From Graces Guide
Nameplate.
Employees of Norbrit Pickering in 1972/1973.
Tankers Built by Norbrit Pickering in late 1960's.
Tankers Built by Norbrit Pickering in late 1960's.
Tankers Built by Norbrit Pickering in late 1960's.
Tankers Built by Norbrit Pickering in late 1960's.
Tanker Built by Norbrit Pickering in early 1970's.

of Wishaw, builders of railway wagons and large fabrications.

Formed by R. Y. Pickering and Co, Wishaw combining with North British Electric Welding Co of Coatbridge, Lanarkshire.

Norbrit Pickering were also involved in the manufacture of large fabrications for use in machine tools mainly for Hugh Smith and Co of Glasgow.

Approx. 20 tankers were built of 100 ton capacity for a company called Procor. They were fitted with Schlieren (Swiss) bogies which Norbrit Pickering built under licence from them. They were built in 1972/1973. [1]


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Sources of Information

  1. Ian Baxter (June 2018)