Old Stationary Engines

Old Stationary Engines

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By (author) D.W. Edgington

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  • Format: Paperback | 56 pages
  • Dimensions: 146mm x 202mm x 4mm | 141g
  • Publication date: 4 March 2008
  • Publication City/Country: Buckinghamshire
  • ISBN 10: 0747805946
  • ISBN 13: 9780747805946
  • Edition: 2, Revised
  • Edition statement: 2nd Revised edition
  • Illustrations note: Ill.(some col.)
  • Sales rank: 145,786

Product description

The author 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.

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Author information

David W. Edgington has been interested in stationary engines for over 40 years. In 1974 he launched "Stationary Engine," a magazine for collectors and enthusiasts. He has written thirteen books, mainly on Lister engines.

Table of contents

The Development of the Stationary Engine An Engine for All Purposes Small-Power Engines Major Manufacturers Lesser-Known Manufacturers Badge Engineering Pre-1960 Diesel Engines Large-Power Engines Further Reading Places to Visit Index