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Thomas Powell, Rouen

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1887. Laubardemont flour mill engines.

T. Powell and Co.

Engineers from Rouen.

Probably evolved from Hall, Powell and Scott

1880s Thomas Powell was one of the licensees for the French 'Simplex' gas engine patented in 1884 by Edouard Delamare-Deboutteville and Leon Malandin.[1]

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Sources of Information

  1. 'Gas and Petroleum Engines' by William Robinson, Spon, 1890