Ruston (engine builder)

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Ruston, Proctor and Company
Former typeprivate
IndustryEngineering
FateMerger
Predecessor(s)Proctor and Burton
Successor(s)Ruston & Hornsby
When it was created1857 (1840)
Defunct1918
HeadquartersLincoln, England
Things madeEngines, Locomotives, Steam Engines, Turbines
SubsidiariesRuston-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.