Talk:Ruston (engine builder)

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
WikiTown Toodyaypedia
WikiProject icon This article is within the scope of WikiTown Toodyaypedia, and is the target of a QRpedia link. Statistics are available.

Article title[edit]

Is this under the right title or should it be renamed or/and split into the various companies involved ?

The actual company titles would be better, as the current one is rather clumsy (and not at all intuitive!) Will take a while to sort out all the redirects!
EdJogg (talk) 01:15, 2 October 2008 (UTC)

How about a gallery section Edjogg ? as another photos has been added after you pruned the list ?

I'm not a great fan of gallery sections as they have a tendency to grow. Also, I prefer individual photos to a gallery as they may be linked to the relevant text (in many cases). I think the WP policies suggest similar usage is preferred.
The current set of photos is now at the limit of what we can have with the current text, but it shows a range of different products (albeit with two NG locos). I wouldn't suggest any action until the next photo is added, and then it may be sufficient to pick the better photos.
We have a Commons link to Ruston locomotives, but there should be a commonscat for all of the products of the company, and that would provide a home for the excess photos.
EdJogg (talk) 01:15, 2 October 2008 (UTC)

Layout and structure needs work but a bit too busy to sort out - BulldozerD11 (talk) 20:57, 1 October 2008 (UTC)

This article[edit]

Speaking as the son and grandson of two men who both worked for Ruston between 1920 - 1970 (my father was Chief Development Engineer) , the mangling of this article, the exclusion of vast amounts og historical information (such as the specific information about the Matilda Tank, the revolutionary YD7 diesel train power unit and the Ruston car ) is nothing less than bloody insult to Ruston and a snub to the engineering genius of this company. Rustons led the way in most fields in entered into, all the way to the Gas Turbine era. Rustons, for example , were the first company in the world to put a glass port in the side of a diesel engine and then film it with a high speed movie camera to study flame swirl, from which they developed the principles of diesel head crown shape still used today.

This article is a sham, a pathetic, worthless attempt, and makes a mockery of Rustons in the way it ignores and fails to mention any of Rustons innovations and inventions. But then, i suspect thats the wikipedia anti-english bias. Never admit anyone other than americans ever invented anything, eh ?

Call this an Encyclopedia? Encyclopedias are supposed to educate you, but you'll learn nothing useful about Rustons here.

Utterly disgusting, you should be ashamed of yourselves. And a personal insult to my family and the city of Lincoln.

Lincolnshire Poacher (talk) 22:13, 21 April 2009 (UTC)

QR code installed[edit]

{{Toodyaypedia article}} QR code in place Elrebe56 (talk) 07:58, 2 April 2014 (UTC)