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Marky, Bromovsky and Schulz

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Car designed by Siegfried Marcus, dated at 1888/9, on display at Vienna Technical Museum
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Märky, Bromovsky & Schulz, or Maerky Bromovský Schulz, of Prague and Hradec Králové.

1888 Made the car and its petrol engine designed by Siegfried Marcus [1]. The car is on display in Vienna Technical Museum. It was built at the M,B&S Adamstahl factory.[2]

1896 supplied two vertical compound steam engines driving generators to Neu-Bydzov Power Station.[3]

A c.1908 single cylinder horizontal steam engine, with refrigeration compressor, on display at Vienna Technical Museum has a nameplate proclaiming Prager Maschinenbau AG vorm. (formerly) Ruston & Co, Bromovsky, Schulz & Sohr. Sohr was Richard Sohr.

Prager Maschinenbau was also known at one time as Prager Maschinenbau Aktien-Gesellschaft (vormals Ruston, Bromovský u. Ringhoffer), Prag.

Photos of a surviving stationary steam engine at Jindřichova Hradce here.

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Sources of Information

  1. [1] Vienna Technical Museum website: Marcus Car, 1888/1889
  2. [2] 'The End of the Marcus Legend' by Lynwood Bryant, Technology and Culture Vol. 12, No. 4 (Oct., 1971), pp. 618-620
  3. ZVDI 30 May 1896