Crossley Otto 'Silent' Horizontal Engine

Made:
1888 in Manchester urban district
maker:
Crossley Brothers Limited
Otto gas engine, slide valve, flame ignition, 1888, No. 12243, half h.p. Otto gas engine, slide valve, flame ignition, 1888, No. 12243, half h.p.

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Otto gas engine, slide valve, flame ignition, 1888, No. 12243, half h.p.
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Otto gas engine, slide valve, flame ignition, 1888, No. 12243, half h.p.
Science Museum Group Collection
© The Board of Trustees of the Science Museum

Otto gas engine, slide valve, flame ignition, No. 12243, half h.p., made by Crossley Brothers Limited, Manchester, England, 1888

Details

Category:
Heat Engines (non steam)
Object Number:
1888-296
Materials:
brass, iron, paint and steel
Measurements:
overall (inc. plinth): 1150 x 1860 x 1140 mm
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type:
internal combusion engine
taxonomy:
  • furnishing and equipment
  • tools & equipment
  • engine - power producing equipment
credit:
Crossley Bros. Ltd.