R. TIDMAN Organ Steam Engine
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Single Cylinder Inverted Vertical
Designed for driving a mechanical organ on a steam powered fairground ride.
Built by Robert Tidman & Co, Norwich, c1895.
Cylinder 2 1/2″ x 4″ ~ Flywheel 18″ Dia.
Approx 36″ High.
In good condition.
MARIETTA ‘Doktor’ Beam Engine
A rare ‘Doktor’ type marine beam engine, made in USA.
Built C1900 as a “save all” emergency pump and power plant for the famous Mississippi stern wheelers. This is a rare and stunning survivor.
TANGYE & Co Vertical Steam Engine, Cylinder 10″ x 12″
A single cylinder inverted vertical workshop type engine by Tangye & Co, Birmingham, c1900.
Cylinder 10″ x 12″.
Complete with attached pump.
9 Ft high ~ Wt approx 3500 KGs.
In unrestored condition.
(With some loose parts not shown.)
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.
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.
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.
In good, original but unrestored condition.