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Escher, Wyss and Co

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1872. Compound Twin Screw Marine Engines.
1872. Boiler for Twin Screw Marine Engines.
1872. Compound Twin-Screw Marine Engines.
June 1888. Water power installation at Gokak, India.
June 1888. Water power installation at Gokak, India.
August 1899.
1900. Horizontal Compound Engine.
1900. Vertical Condensing Engine.
The first Zoelly turbine, made in 1903 by Escher, Wyss, and on display at the Deutsches Museum
February 1901.
January 1902.
February 1911.



of Zürich, Switzerland. London Office: 109 Victoria Street, Westminster, SW.

1866 Oscillating engines for paddle steamer described and illustrated in 'Engineering'. The works manager at the time was M. Murray Jackson[1]

1872 'Charles de Gonzenbach-Escher, trading under the name of Escher, Wyss, and Company, of Paris, France'[2]

1902 Advert mentions Alphonse Steiger

1925 Opened offices at 74, Bath-Street, Glasgow.[3]

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