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Yates and Thom supplied six twin-cylinder vertical engines driving 1500 kW alternators to Stuart Street Power Station, Manchester  Other plant from Babcock and Wilcox and the Electrical Co Ltd. The engines were compound engines of 2500 HP with cylinders of 36 and 71 inches diameter, 3 ft 6 in stroke, running at 94 rpm. Each flywheel, located between the cylinders, was assembled from four castings and weighed 70 tons. The 3 phase alternators, made by the Electrical Co Ltd, generated at 6500 V, 50 Hz.