Glenboig FF 182 E BW

Found by Eddie McLean at Glenboig.

The ‘BW’ is likely to stand for Babcock and Wilcox.

The stamp may read Glenboig JC 109 609 1 BW.

Glenboig Union Fireclay Company, Glenboig, Lanarkshire.

Alternative brickworks include:

  • Glenboig Star Fireclay Works, Glenboig, Lanarkshire.
  • Glenboig Fireclay Works, (Old Works) Glenboig, Lanarkshire

Babcock and Wilcox history.

1881 – Nathaniel Pratt, who would be B&W’s second president, opens the company’s first non-U.S. office in Glasgow, Scotland.

1922 – The first engineered refractory brick — B&W 80 Firebrick — is manufactured for the commercial market and proves invaluable in the furnaces of petroleum, chemical, glass and steelmaking industries. ( Note – SBH – I dont know who or where these were made).

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