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British Gas Engine and Engineering Co

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1887. Atkinson's gas engine.
January 1888.
1887. Atkinson's gas engine.
1891. Atkinson's Patent.

Engineers of London.


1882 Introduced a new engine.

1883 Company formed with James Atkinson as managing director to build Robson-type engines

1885 Exhibited a horizontal single-acting gas engine; these were built by J. Cochrane (of Barrhead)

1892 Crystal Palace Electrical Exhibition. Atkinson patent 'Cycle' gas engine. [1]

Became the British Gas Engine Co


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Sources of Information

  1. 1892 The Practical Engineer
  • A-Z of British Stationary Engines by Patrick Knight. Published 1996. ISBN 1 873098 37 5