Old Stationary Engines

Old Stationary Engines

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This book describes the evolution of the first practical stationary engines and illustrates some of the many designs, with notes on their important features and information on the better-known manufacturers. This book is designed for the newcomer who wishes to learn about old stationary engines and the reasons why people collect them. It will also be of interest to the longer-term enthusiast because of the large collection of captioned photographs, which will be useful for reference. About the author In 1974, David Edgington launched Stationary Engine, a magazine for collectors and enthusiasts, and was editor until 1990. He still contributes articles and continues to study the engines as well as assisting newcomers who wish to take up the hobby.Not all Listers are of Dursley origin. These air-cooled Wisconsin engines were initially imported from the United States either as complete units or in parts to be assembled at Dursley. Later they were produced almost entirely at the Lister factoryanbsp;...

Title:Old Stationary Engines
Author:David W. Edgington
Publisher:Osprey Publishing - 2004


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