A few of the many WINTON Marine Engines

The two stroke Model 201A -- the direct ancestor of the modern EMD diesel, shown in 16 and 12 cylinder vcrsions.

The 16 cylinder 201A

Winton 201A-12, the direct ancestor of the EMD's

Model 176-3  15 KW Generator

Model 158-6

Model 182-6 Six cylinder 100 HP Marine Diesel

Model 182-6 100 HP marine diesel

Model 133-8 Eight cylinder 300 HP Marine diesel

Model 133-8 Eight cylinder 300 HP Marine diesel

Winton display at the 1934 National Motor Boat Show, featuring the new two-stroke 201A-8, a model 221 single cylinder diesel generator set, and a scale model of Burlington Railroad's new Winton-powered high speed passenger train.

Winton display at the 1934 National Motor Boat Show

Some of the Model 158-6 engines waiting to be installed in the US Coast Guard's new 165 foot Argo-class cutters in 1931, at the assembly plant at Bath Iron Works in Maine.

Winton factory, ca. 1932

Although it is largely a forgotten name today, in the 1930s the Winton Engine Corporation had the majority of the gasoline and a large portion of the diesel yacht market. In conjunction with General Motors Corporation's research division -- a company that later bought out Winton and merged it to form Cleveland Diesel and eventually its own Electro-Motive Division -- it was Winton that developed major diesel engine innovations such as the unit injector, uniflow scavenging and welded-block construction.

 


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