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Grice's Gas Engine Co

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Grice’s Gas Engine Co Ltd of Taymouth Engineering Works, Carnoustie, and Milk Street Works, Birmingham.

1905 8 HP Grice gas engine drove the machinery in the furniture workshops of S S Williams in Taranaki Street, Wellington, NZ. [1]

1909 Gas engine specialists and manufacturers of modern suction gas plants. Eight Grice gas engines, each of 110 HP, installed at Humber Cycle Co.’s works at Coventry.[2]

1910 Eight 1,000 bhp engines built for Spain

1910 Building gas engines (Scottish address) from 3 to 350 bhp. [3]

Secured an order for eight gas engines and suction plants developing 1,000 HP in total, for Godinez, Moreno, cement manufacturers in Spain[4]

1918 An auction of the effects of the McArthur, Milliken Engineering Co Ltd of Kaiwarra, NZ, included a 33 BHP gas engine.[5]

See Also


Sources of Information

  1. [1]Online copy of Evening Post (Wellington, NZ), 2 November 1905
  2. [2]Online version of Kalgoorlie Western Argus, 21st September 1909
  3. A-Z of British Stationary Engines by Patrick Knight. Published 1999. ISBN 1 873098 50 2
  4. 'Engineering' 11 March 1910
  5. [3]Online copy of Evening Post (Wellington, NZ), 13 May 1918