James Mitchell & Son, Brick machine manufacturers, Cambuslang, Glasgow

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Below – 22/02/1936 – The Scotsman – Fire at Rosebank Iron Works, Cambuslang – James Mitchell & Co.

Below – 02/09/1953 – Dundee Courier – Brick machine manufactured by James Mitchell & Co was assembled at Bannockburn and despatched to England.

1968 – Herbertshire Brick Works, Denny – The site had a Mitchell plastic brick making machine. 1 Hoffman circular kiln which was converted to a Belgian Kiln with a firing temp of 1300c. It had 18 chambers. It also at one stage had a tunnel kiln with 90 cars and a firing temp of 1350c.

Below – Unknown date –  The brickmaking machine at the Furness Brick & Tile Co Ltd, Askam was manufactured by James Mitchell & Son of Cambuslang. It is seen here hard at work producing traditional frogged bricks at a rate of several thousand per hour.

Below – Unknown date – Bargeddie Brick Works, Glasgow. Part of the downdraft kiln at Dewar & Finlays Works. Also depicted a plastic – clay brick making machines at Bargeddie. The one on the right was made by James Mitchell and Son Cambuslang.

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