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R. Y. Pickering and Co

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December 1907.
July 1908.

R. Y. Pickering and Co of Wishaw were manufacturers of railway carriages, wagons and rails

1864 Company established.

1888 Private company.

c1900 Some steam rail cars produced.

1911 Manufacturer of Carriages and Wagons for the Railways.[1]

1914 Railway carriage and wagon builders. Specialities: construction of carriages and wagons, wheels and axles of all kinds for all gauges and purposes. [2]

1961 General engineers and fabricators, producing welded marine engine fabrications, ship and barge hatch covers, ships welded sternframes and rudders; welded tanks; machine tool fabrications; screening equipment; foundry plant; winches; oil drilling masts and substructures; forgings and drop stampings; sheet metal work. 600 employees. [3]

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Sources of Information

  • British Steam Locomotive Builders by James W. Lowe. Published in 1975. ISBN 0-905100-816