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Penney and Porter

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March 1946.
September 1947. Winnograder.

of City Iron Works, Lincoln

formerly Penney and Co and Porter and Co, general engineers, makers of gas holders and tanks, seed-dressing machinery, acetylene welding and lighting plants, disintegrators, boilers, oil engines, etc/

By 1919 the 2 companies had amalgamated

1921 Offering a range of vertical semi-diesel engines from 10 to 500 hp [1]

1937 Mechanical and electrical engineers [2]

See Also


Sources of Information

  1. A-Z of British Stationary Engines by Patrick Knight. Published 1996. ISBN 1 873098 37 5
  2. 1937 The Aeroplane Directory of the Aviation and Allied Industries