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Summers and Scott

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1899. The Isabel.

of High Orchard Ironworks, Gloucester.

1888 Charles Herbert Scott became managing director; the firm specialised in linoleum machinery.

1891 Made multiple drilling machines[1]

1890s Built stern-wheel boats for river use [2]

1906? Supplied engine to Melingriffith Tinplate Co

1910 Two engines for West Gloucestershire Water Co (Cowhorn Hill Station, Oldland). Summers and Scott?

See Also


Sources of Information

  1. The Engineer 1891/11/27
  2. Engineering Times December 1898
  • The Steam Engine in Industry by George Watkins in two volumes. Moorland Publishing. 1978. ISBN 0-903485-65-6