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Manufacturers Index - Clayton, Shuttleworth & Co.
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Manufactured Steam Portable & Steam Traction Engines (1860-1930)

At the Royal Agricultural Society of England show at Taunton, England 1875.
Clayton and Shuttleworth, Lincoln, had two six-horse, two eight-horse, a ten-horse, and a seven-horse engine of their construction, working four of their thrashing machines, one of which carried off the £20 prize here, as it had done the Society's medal in 1872. The eight-horse portable engine was also a medal-gainer at Bedford, and their portable stacking machine was awarded the first prize at the Cardiff Royal Show. They also exhibited their prize adjusting blocks for chocking the wheels of a portable steam engine, screw jacks, sack-lifting and running barrows, and other miscellaneous articles.

Information Sources

  • A Source Book of Traction Engines by Denis Miller, 1983 page 123
  • Farmer’s Magazine Jul 1875 pgs 131-134
  • American Gasoline Engines Since 1872 by C. H. Wendel, Volume #2, 2006 pages 364-365
  • More history and machine information can be found at Grace’s Guide.