Friday, June 11, 2021

Friday Night Steam

 Just in case you are ever asked to start one......




Ransomes, Sims & Jefferies

Machinery Maker
Ransomes, Sims & Jefferies
Ransomes, Sims and Jefferies Limited was a major British agricultural machinery maker also producing a wide range of general engineering products in Ipswich, Suffolk including traction engines, trolleybuses, ploughs, lawn mowers, combine harvesters and other tilling equipment. Ransomes also manufactured Direct Current electric motors in a wide range of sizes, and electric forklift trucks and tractors. They manufactured aeroplanes during the First World War. Their base, specially set up in 1845, was named Orwell Works.











  1. Very nice video and it's no surprise that the internal combustion engine quickly replaced the steam engine.