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Farcot and Sons

From Graces Guide
1867. Marine governor.

Farcot Frères & Cie: Farcot et Fils, of France.

Farcot Frères & Cie were founded in 1823 on Rue Neuve Sainte Geneviève in Paris by Marie Joseph Denis Farcot (November 16, 1798 - August 30, 1875) who previously worked at Périer in Chaillot.

1849 Construction of a new factory in Saint-Ouen (Seine) and relocation from Paris.

1862 Award at the World Exhibition in London for steam engines, boilers, etc.

Farcot died in St. Ouen 30 Aug 1875.

In 1916, the site was bought by Bouhey-Somua, for the installation of a test workshop for internal combustion engines. In 1924, Citroën became the owner of the site. Illustrated description of former Farcot works here.

Illustrations here of two disused 150 HP Farcot horizontal steam engines at a a factory in Yvelines.[1]

See Also

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Sources of Information

  1. [1] Marc André Dubout website - Machines à vapeur fixes Farcot
  • [2] Albert Gieseler's website - Farcot Frères & Cie