‘RICARDO’ (ALCO) Military Radio Battery Charging Set
ALCO “Firefly” MkIV.
A complete, small self contained electrical generating plant comprising single cylinder enclosed piston valve steam engine direct coupled to 6 Volt D.C. alternator.
With seperate wood fired boiler, etc.
Output 3-4 Amps ~ Wt 50 Kg.
A complete set, packed in it’s original military
wooden crate. (Designed to be parachute dropped behind enemy lines for use by special forces).
Produced in small numbers c1943-55.
Price On Application
Category: Electrical Generator Sets & Engines
TULLEY Single Cylinder Horizontal
A small enclosed piston valve engine.
‘Agrimotor’ Type ~ Size No. 2 (3″ x 4″ Cylinder).
Originally designed for driving agricultural and workshop machinery, etc.
Wt approx 100 Kg.
In excellent, as new condition.
READER 4 NHP Enclosed Generator Engine
A very small enclosed vertical single cylinder instructional type engine, built c1950.
Complete with revolution (RPM) Counter.
Approx 4 H.P. Output @ 500 r.p.m.
Wt approx 150 Kg.
Unrestored (unpainted) but believed in good mechanical condition.
SISSONS 10 NHP Enclosed Generator Engine
A high speed enclosed, single cylinder vertical steam engine suitable for direct coupling to a dynamo or alternator, or other machinery.
Approx 10 H.P. Output.
SISSONS 6 NHP Enclosed Generator Engine
A high speed single cylinder enclosed type steam engine suitable for direct coupling to a dynamo or alternator, or other machinery.
Approx 6 H.P. Output.
STUART TURNER ‘S’ Type Generator Set Engine
Single cylinder enclosed vertical engine, c1945.
Designed to produce 800-1000 W @ 1000 r.p.m.
One of several currently available, in either slide valve or piston valve variants.
Price On Application
STUART TURNER ‘S’ Type Generator Engine
A rare c1945 enclosed steam engine by Stuart Turner Ltd, Henley-on-Thames.
This single cylinder vertical engine is designed for driving a small dynamo or alternator of c750 Watts.
In good, usable condition.
These are the smallest, totally enclosed governed steam engines that were commercially made.
ASWHORTH-PARKER 40 HP Enclosed Generator Set Engine
A high speed enclosed single cylinder vertical steam engine suitable for direct coupling to a dynamo or alternator.
Approx 40 H.P. Output.
STONES ‘TURBO’ D.C. Generator Sets
Steam turbine driven D.C. generators.
Type ‘TGH’ – 15 Amps / 500 Watts
Several currently available:
~ 24 Volts or 32 Volts D.C. Output ~
Suitable for fitting to all types of steam locomotives and other railway equipment, etc.