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Lawton and Parker

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1899. The "Lawton" gas engine.
1899. The "Lawton" gas engine.
1899. View of Pattern Making Shop.
1899. A Corner of the Vertical Engine Erecting Shop.
1899. View in Fitting Shop.
1899. View in Small Engine Erecting Shop.
1899. Engine Used for Driving at the Works.
1899. Skew Gear Case.
1899. Another View of a 5-hP "Lawton" Gas Engine.
1899. 5hP Horizontal "Lawton" Gas Engine.
September 1902. Lawton Gas Engine.

of Britannia Works, Ardwick, Manchester.

1899 "A few words might be interesting on the home of the engines illustrated. The Britannia Works, Ardwick, Manchester are excellently planned for their manufacture. At the entrance are the offices, behind which on the ground floor are the fitting and erecting shops, some views. On the first floor are also erecting and fitting shops for small engines and here we saw over thirty being completed for one order. On the second floor are the pattern shops. The works are fitted throughout with modern machine tools, and every appliance available foe enabling work to be turned out at minimum coast. The London Offices of the firm are at St. Ann's Chambers, Orchard Street, Westminster." - The Engineering Times 1899-1900 Jul-Jan

Early 1900s producing gas engines [1]

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Sources of Information

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