John Wood diagonal reciprocating steam engine

Made:
1890

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Double diagonal engine; overhead crankshaft two cylinder slide valve, diagoal steam engine with Pickering Govenor. Cast
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Double diagonal engine, made by John Wood, Ramsbottom, 1890. Overhead crankshaft two cylinder slide valve, diagonal steam engine with Pickering Govenor. Cast iron fram, cylinders in line with one forked connecting rod.

Details

Category:
Motive Power
Object Number:
Y1970.33
Materials:
brass (copper, zinc alloy), cast iron
type:
steam engine
taxonomy:
  • furnishing and equipment
  • tools & equipment
  • engine - power producing equipment
credit:
Gift of Frankenstein Group Limited

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