Not a lot seems to be known about Wilson engines but what I have managed to find out is that they were made by Wilson Brothers of Woodward Road, Kirkby Trading Estate, Liverpool, England, some time around 1948. They made two engines, both of which had vertical boilers.

Wilson Steam Engine

This example is the larger of the two Wilsons. It is obviously a high quality item and is very substantially built. The boiler has a central flue and appears to be silver soldered. It is fitted with a lubricator and has a speed control valve, not unlike that fitted on a Burnac.

The engine is in very good condition for its age and is complete with the original burner. I am very impressed with it, it is a superb runner and is rapidly becoming one of my favourites