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Keighley Gas and Oil Engine Co

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Exhibit at Geevor Tin Mine Museum. Portable rock breaking machine.
1925.Letter correspondence to Mr W. A. Sycamore dealing with redundancy after the firm went into liquidation.

of Imperial Works, Keighley.

1908 Founded at the Alexandra Works, Keighley to produce gas, oil and spirit engines. main director was Robert Clough

1911 Company moved to Imperial Works

1914 Manufacturers of "Imperial" horizontal and vertical gas, oil and spirit engines; suction gas plants. [1]

1919 The CD model introduced rated at 9 bhp.

c1928 Company went into liquidation.

Later the engines may have been made by Beechey, Lund and Co or Beechey, Many and Co

See Also


Sources of Information

  • A-Z of British Stationary Engines by Patrick Knight. Published 1996. ISBN 1 873098 37 5