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Sunday, February 05, 2006
Old Marine Engines - Red Bay
"Early marine inboard engines are also known as one-lungers , make'n'break, or make and break engines. They could be two cycle or four cycle design, but were most commonly two cycle, and could be single or multi-cylinder. They were built in large factories such as Palmer Brothers, Lathrop, Gray, and Lozier, as well as small local machine shops, machining and assembling castings in limited numbers. "