1827 ALMOND Grasshopper Beam Engine
This very rare and early small ‘grasshopper’ type beam engine is believed to have been constructed by J.P. Almond of North Shields in 1827.
The engine was acquired in the 1870’s by Day & Co., Southampton, and fitted to a slipway winching system at Cowes, I.O.W. where it ran until the mid 1990’s (on compressed air), making it the last working grasshopper engine in the world?
£75,000 or near offers.
BELLISS & MORCOM Compound Generator Set Engine
A high speed twin cylinder enclosed steam engine, suitable for belt drive coupling to a dynamo or alternator.
Complete and in reasonable condition.
Model Single Cylinder Horizontal Workshop Engine
An antique miniature workshop steam engine of c1920’s vintage. With many polished brass components, lagged cylinder and elaborate Watt type governor, and on a very nice box cabinet base in polished wood.
Approx. 1″ x 3″ Cylinder.
An unusually pretty model engine for display.
Price On Application
BOULTON & WATT Connecting Rods x3
A set of 3 very large connecting rods, taken from the last waterworks triple expansion engine built by Boulton & Watt, c1900 for Selby Waterworks.
(The rest of the engine dismantled and scrapped.)
Approx 6 Ft 11 Inches Long.
Antique Working Steam Plant
An unusual working model 2 cylinder horizontal steam engine and cylindrical boiler, displayed at the 1888 Engineering Exhibition in Sheffied and complete with original commemorative medallion.
This exceptionally nice antique model is excellent and totally original condition, built the the highest standards of the time.
Collection of Model Steam Engines
9 model stationary steam engines, including vertical and horizontal types, unusal enclosed, Grasshopper and other types of beam engine, and a workshop engine, most fitted with electric motor drive for display purposes.
Available for sale either as a collection or seperately.
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Church Organ Steam Engine
An exceptional and very rare, if not unique find, this is church organ steam engine plant and wooden blower.
The original and complete plant comprises a handsome semi-portable style rivetted boiler (coal-fired) and overmounted single cylinder horizontal steam engine with feed boiler pump.
For sale in very nice original condition.
EASTONS AMOS & ANDERSON Steam Pumping Engine, 1870
Twin Cylinder Double Acting
Designed to lift 50 tons of water per minute.
Built in London in 1870 for land drainage in Norfolk.
Complete with original wooden flushing gates and turbine pump.
In generally good condition.
POLLIT & WIGZELL Steam Engine ‘Barring Engine’
Single Cylinder Inverted Vertical
with declutchable reduction gear.
Designed for turning over (barring) large stationary engines, this attractive open crank engine sits on a massive cast base featuring reduction gears and a Bendix declutching drive gear.
*Correction* Although believed built by Pollit & Wigzell, Bradford this engine is actually badged “Stephenson”.
Cylinder 4″ x 6″ (approx).
Approx 50″ High, Bed 32″ Long x 21″ Wide.
Wt approx 600 Kg.
In excellent restored condition.
Steam Engine Barring Engine, Duplex Cylinders 5″ x 8″
Twin Cylinder Inverted Vertical
With declutchable reduction gear.
A powerful duplex engine designed for turning over (barring) very large stationary engines.
Cylinders 5″ x 8″ (approx).
Wt approx 750 Kg.