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British Industrial History

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John R. Bird

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of 10 Morrison Street, Kingston, Glasgow.

1894: Advertisement: The ‘Bird’ patent high speed engine. This was a three-cylinder radial steam engine.

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Sources of Information

  • Stationary Steam Engine Makers: Volume 1 Compiled by George Watkins, catalogued by A P Woolrich, Published by Landmark Publishing. ISBN 1-84306-200-3