The Website

This website is set up to provide access to early Patents for those interested in engines generally,
and those researching aspects of old engine designs and their designers. Access to the databases
is entirely free and no registration is required. The material covers 1877 - 1930 in Class 7 ONLY

The Material

The pages are scanned originals that have been cleaned up and saved in a format that is easily readable,
however we have made the resolution lower than normal so that those who cannot access the site by a
broadband/DSL connection will still have reasonable loading times.


Generally the site is available for all to access and use for their private enjoyment and pleasure.
Commercial use of the material is NOT permitted, by entering the site and making use of the facilities
and material therein you accept these condition(s). All images have DIGIMARC digital signatures.