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H. P. Saunderson and Co

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of Elstow Works, Bradford

Known for tractors but also produced stationary engines

Formed by Herbert Percy Saunderson

c. 1904 The Vertical Elstow engine available in 4, 6 and 12 hp sizes (single, twin and three cylinders)

1907 Employed 25 men making 25, 35 and 50-hp small tractors

1908 Introduced the Little Universal engine

1909 Built the May-Fly aeroplane

1910 Became Saunderson and Gifkins


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Sources of Information

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