Johnstone History Museum
Johnstone History Society • Scotland
The Machine Tool Companies of Johnstone
Links to Machine Tool Companies
Johnstone's second industrial revolution was led by machine tool companies that made the town world famous for innovative manufacturing. Have we omitted any? Use the Contact form to help us complete this section.

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Reminiscences and Commentaries

John Lang & Sons May 1960 -- Wickman Lang March 1973
By John Steel
John Steel's Story of his career with Wickman Lang
Remembrance of Wickman Lang
By Eddie McRorie
This is the story of my work as a time served engineering fitter at Wickman Lang ,Mary Street, Johnstone from 1971 till 1979 when the factory was closed.