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.
Category: Vertical Engines
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.
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.
Steam Lawnmover Power Plant – UNIQUE!
A combined boiler and single cylinder steam engine.
Thought to be a unique survivor, the only steam lawnmover engine in existence, this was marketed as a ‘conversion’ kit for small lawnmowers in c1895.
Cylinder 2″ x 3 1/2″.
In nice, original condition.