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Lumley Dynamo

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1881 Lumley Dynamos were recorded as operating at a metallurgical works in an unknown US city[1]

1884 In a letter to the editor of The Electrical World:

"The Lumley Dynamo-Electric Machine. SIR. In your issue of Nov. 8th I notice an article headed “The Kind of Plant Wanted.” Permit me to say that the so-called Phoenix dynamo made by Patterson and Cooper of London, England is no other than the Lumley machine ..."[2]

Another sources suggest that Lumley may have been American.

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Sources of Information

  1. The Mining Record, Volume 16 (1881)
  2. The Electrical World, 1884, vol 3-4, p. 223