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British Gas Engine and Engineering Co

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1887. Atkinson's gas engine.
January 1888.
1887. Atkinson's gas engine.
1891. Atkinson's Patent.

Engineers of London.

1882 Introduced new types of internal combustion engine.

1883 Company formed with James Atkinson as managing director to build Robson-type engines

1885 Exhibited a horizontal single-acting gas engine; these were built by J. Cochrane (of Barrhead)

1892 Crystal Palace Electrical Exhibition. Atkinson patent 'Cycle' gas engine. [1]

Became the British Gas Engine Co

See Also


Sources of Information

  1. 1892 The Practical Engineer
  • A-Z of British Stationary Engines by Patrick Knight. Published 1996. ISBN 1 873098 37 5