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1862 London Exhibition: Catalogue: Class IX.: Ruston, Proctor and Co

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Portable Engine and Finishing and Thrashing Machine at Work
Circular Sawing Bench
Fixed Steam Engine
Portable Flour Mill

2175. RUSTON, PROCTER and Co., Lincoln and Kennet Wharf, 67 Upper Thames Street.

Eight-horse power portable engine, and combined finishing and thrashing machine.

R. P. and Co. will exhibit during the season in Classes VIII. and IX. their celebrated prize portable steam engines and thrashing machines, which have in public competition won the highest honours, as will be seen from the following list of prizes which have recently been awarded them for their tested excellence:—

  • St. Petersburgh, 1860. The Gold Medal and Diploma of Merit.
  • Burnley, August, 1860. Five Pounds and Silver Medal.
  • Gothenberg, 1860. Two Prize Medals.
  • Bolton, September, 1860. The First Prize and Silver Medal.
  • Whitchurch, 1861. The First Prize.
  • Mecklenburg-Schwerin, 1861. The Two First Silver Medals.
  • Chorley, 1861. Ten Pounds and Silver Medal.
  • Ashton-under-Tyne, 1861. The Two Silver Medals.
  • Belfast, 1861. The Silver Medal.
  • And numerous other money awards and high commendations.

These engines and thrashing machines are now in extensive use throughout Europe. They are especially remarkable for their extreme simplicity of arrangement, strength of construction, high finish, economy in working, and general efficiency for all the purposes of their construction.

Ruston, Proctor, and Co. are prepared to execute orders without the least delay for their improved portable and fixed engines, from 2 to 50 horse-power; thrashing machines, flour mills, portable or fixed ; sawing benches, timber mills, bone mills, steam pumps, mortar mills, winding gear, etc.

Illustrated catalogues, with prices and descriptions, may be had on application at the stand, or at the Sheaf Iron Works, Lincoln, or Kennet Wharf, 67 Thames Street, London.

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