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Louis Simon and Son

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of Gas Engine Works, Wilford Road, Nottingham

See Louis Simon and his son Conrad Simon

1862 Exhibited Bronze powder, varnish, and printing-ink.

c.1869 Involved in marketing the Otto and Langen atmospheric engine made by Crossley Brothers

Late 1870s. Involved in the Eclipse Silent Gas Engine built in America by Brayton

1877 Exhibited a book folding machine

1881 Employing 20 Men.[1]

c.1882 Introduced an engine under the patents of Louis Simon and Francis Wetenburch

See Also


Sources of Information

  1. 1881 Census
  • A-Z of British Stationary Engines by Patrick Knight. Published 1999. ISBN 1 873098 50 2