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Ruston, Proctor and Co: Stationary Engines

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1882. Horizontal engine with automatic expansion gear.
1887. Compound engine.
1897. Oil Engine.
1901. High-speed vertical engine and dynamo.
1901. Portable oil engine.
1906. 12 hp Gas Engine.

Note: This is a sub-section of Ruston, Proctor and Co.

  • 1898 Started production on an i/c engine - the Class Z engine
  • 1902 Introduced the Class X engine
  • 1909 Introduced the Class O engine
  • 1915 Class OH engine and continued until 1925

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