Our History

Established in 1892 Glasgow Engineering is situated in Launceston, Tasmania. We are the oldest engineering company in Australia that is still located on its original site.
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The first purchase order 10th Feb 1892

The first purchase order Feb 1892

The Eden Holme we had three yard arms in our back yard from this ship salvaged after she was wrecked on Hebe Reef. One was donated to the Tamar Yacht Club and the other two were donated to the Polly Woodside restoration fund

The Eden Holme we had three yard arms in our back yard from this ship salvaged after she was wrecked on Hebe Reef. One was donated to the Tamar Yacht Club and the other two were donated to the Polly Woodside restoration fund

The wharf at the back of Glasgow Engineering showing the tin smelter stack next to the Customs House

The wharf at the back of Glasgow Engineering showing the tin smelter stack next to the Customs House

Portable steam engine and boiler

Portable steam engine and boiler

New electric lamps on the Victoria Bridge

New electric lamps on the Victoria Bridge

Wages Book

Wages Book

Tamar Foundry sales receipt book

Tamar Foundry sales receipt book

Makers Plaque

Makers Plaque

The Longford water pump

The Longford water pump

Victoria Bridge built by Tamar Foundry

Victoria Bridge built by Tamar Foundry

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