Swash plate engine, Dover Docks

maker:
G Messenger

Swash plate engine, horizontal, two cylinder high-speed engine of novel and unorthodox design, believed to have been the work of G. Messenger, Superintendent of Marine Engineering to the London, Chatham and Dover Railway prior to 1899, originally used in Dover Docks.

Details

Category:
Stationary Engines
Object Number:
1988-7026
type:
engine
credit:
British Rail, Historical Relics