RANSOMES 2½ NHP Portable Steam Engine
2½ NHP Single Cylinder
No. 34240 ~ Built 1923
This very attractive small portable by Ransomes, Sims & Jefferies is of the desirable 2½ NHP size, making it easily transportable. A later example, this unusual engine was built along Ruston Hornsby lines (Ruston worked together with Ransomes as fellow members of the A.E.G.). Originally exported to South Africa where it spent it’s working life, this engine is complete with a rear wheel brake (not fitted) and Pickering governor.
Carefully restored to a very high standard to the last few years, this engine is now well presented and includes small details such as a chimney lever bar and chains, etc.
JACOBSEN 2 NHP Portable Steam Engine
A very rare Scandinavian made portable of unusually small size.
Built in Finland.
This pretty little engine is for sale in unrestored condition, but appears well preserved.
1868 HORNSBY 8 NHP Portable Steam Engine
Built 1868 by Richard Hornsby
Believed No.1531 ~ Class 5A ~ About 8 NHP Duplex
Possibly the oldest Hornsby in the UK?
A rare and unusual early portable in reasonable, unrestored condition.
Price On Application
GARRETT 6 NHP Portable Steam Engine
6 NHP Single Cylinder
~ Built c1880 ~
An attractive early Garrett portable in largely complete but unrestored condition.
DAVEY PAXMAN 10 NHP Portable Steam Engine
10 NHP Duplex Twin Cylinder
No. 18050 ~ Built 1912
A rare large engine by this maker, for sale in unrestored condition.
MERRYWEATHER Estate Type Steam Fire Pump
A very nice, highly original and complete example of a Merryweather & Sons hand-drawn portable steam fire pump.
7200 Gallons per Hour / 250 Ft Head at 200 r.p.m.
Single cylinder vertical engine driven pump mounted to a vertical boiler designed to raise steam at high speed, mounted on a two wheel hand-drawn trolley, and intended for use at estates, factories and institutional buildings, etc.
For sale in nicely preserved original condition.