Ruston (engine builder)

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Ruston, Proctor and Company
Former type private
Industry Engineering
Fate Merger
Predecessor(s) Proctor and Burton
Successor(s) Ruston & Hornsby
When it was created 1857 (1840)
Defunct 1918
Headquarters Lincoln, England
Things made Engines, Locomotives, Steam Engines, Turbines
Subsidiaries Ruston-Bucyrus

Ruston was an industrial equipment manufacturer in Lincoln, England, the company's history going back to 1840. The company is best known as a manufacturer of narrow and standard gauge diesel locomotives and also of steam shovels.