H. Widdop and Co

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1929. 60 B.H.P. Two-Stroke Heavy Oil Engine.
1929. 30 B.H.P. Heavy-Oil Engine.
Widdop diesel engine with Scott (Belfast) generator at the Internal Fire Museum of Power
1953. Diesel engine.

of Greengate, Keighley.

of The Invincible Engine Works, Keighley.

1897 Produced i/c engines.

WWI Producing a semi-diesel two-cycle marine engine.

c1924 The NEW farm engine introduced.

1940s A number of small engines produced primarily for auxillary power on ships.

1944 Advert for Diesel engines from 5 to 500 hp.

By 1955 was a subsidiary of Associated British Engineering; had developed 2 new engines which were becoming popular for tugs, coasters and other vessels.[1]

1959 The company was taken over by British Polar Engines.

See Also


Sources of Information

  1. The Times, Sep 02, 1955
  • A-Z of British Stationary Engines by Patrick Knight. Published 1999. ISBN 1 873098 50 2
  • The Modern Diesel edited by Geoffrey Smith. Published by Iliffe & Sons 1944