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Crossleys Carpet Mills, Halifax
Gelatine silver print entitled 'Crossleys Carpet Mills, Halifax' by Ian Beesley. Produced for the commission `Through the Mill:, The Story of Yorkshire Wool in Photographs'.1985-1987'.
AC motor and gears by Electrom
AC motor and gears by Electromotors Manchester. Formerly used to drive the organ at Seion Welsh Presbyterian church, Wrexham. (demolished 1979) Part of the Bob Gray collection of electrical objects.
Electric crane traversing moto
Electric crane traversing motor made by Royce Ltd, Manchester.
Model electric motor made usin
Model electric motor made using cotton bale bands by Lancashire engineer Mr Gerald Wild when working in Africa in 1962.
Electric Motor, Lancashire Dynamo & Motor Co.
Electric motor built by the Lancashire Dynamo and Motor Co. Ltd, Manchester. No 1.
Two cylinder water motor. Installed in St George's Church c.1865 to drive organ pump bellows.
Electric Motor made by Turner, Atherton & Co. Ltd
Electric motor made by Turner, Atherton & Co. Ltd, Denton c.1919. Cylindrical turbine on rectangular base, made of cast iron, which is painted black.
Electric motor made by The General Electric Company Limited
Electric motor made by The General Electric Company Limited of London and Manchester.
Motor aneroid (barometer) in watch case, with scal
Motor aneroid (barometer) in watch case, with scales in feet and inches of mercury, to give height information
Hysteresis motor type K-145-A no. 408119, for facs
Hysteresis motor type K-145-A no. 408119, for facsimile machine, by Muirhead and Co. Ltd., February 1965
Master clock no. 65640, by Muirhead and Co. Ltd.,
Master clock no. 65640, by Muirhead and Co. Ltd., July 1932
Hysteresis motor type D-997-A, no. 485238, develo
Hysteresis motor type D-997-A, no. 485238, developed for facsimile machines by Muirhead and Co. Ltd.
Motor car starter motor, possibly made by Lucas, c
Motor car starter motor, possibly made by Lucas, c.1970.
Motor car starter motor
C.A.V. type ZB geared electric starter motor for motor vehicles. Made by C.A. Vandervell & Co. Ltd., 1919
Hysteresis motor type D-699-B/2 no. 486577, develo
Hysteresis motor type D-699-B/2 no. 486577, developed for facsimile machines by Muirhead and Co. Ltd.
Motor coach, driving trailer composite, SR 2-Bil Unit
Locomotives and Rolling Stock
Motor coach, Southern Railway and British Railways Southern Region, driving trailer composite, No. 10656, from 2-Bil Unit No. 2090, built 1937.
Small, green, electric motor.
Small, green, electric motor. Made by the Faraday Electrical Engineering Co. Ltd, Glasgow.
Lucas motor car starter motor, type M35A, c.1955.
Lucas motor car starter motor, type M35A, c.1955.
The World's First Superconducting Electric Motor
Electricity and Magnetism
The first superconducting electric motor, made in 1966 by NEI International Research and Development Co. Ltd. for the Ministry of Defence (Navy), a homopolar machine containing no iron and rated at 50 hp
Ferranti self starting synchronous electric motor
Ferranti Ltd self starting synchronous electric motor.
Three prints depicting Butler motorcycle
Three prints (20" x 15") of Butler's petrol cycle
Metropolitan Vickers Ltd Unive
Metropolitan Vickers Ltd Universal electric motor, c. 1930
Crossley Type IHD4 Diesel Engine
Four-stroke diesel engine, Type IHD4, made by Crossley Brothers Ltd, Manchester, c.1960. Used at the Tameside Collecge of Technology for testing different engine loads.
Crossley gas engine
Gas engine, made by Crossley Brothers Ltd, Openshaw, Manchester, c.1920. Noted at type G.E.115 No 3335 in accession register 1965 - 1979.
Electric motor, by A. Gaiffe, Paris, 1900-1910, ow
Electric motor, by A. Gaiffe, Paris, 1900-1910, owned by Dr. A. Bruce, Edinburgh, 1900-1910
Motor Impairment Test, Ontario, Canada, 1972
Psychology, Psychiatry & Anthropometry
Motor Impairment Test, developed by DH Scott, FA Moyes and SE Henderson, 1972, from the Oseretsky Test (c.1946); used to detect impairment of motor function in children aged 5-13; consisting of rope, mallet, paper mazes, playing cards, etc., record blank and manual (incomplete); used at the Institute of Education, University of Liverpool, c.1960-1990.
Ten models of military Bedford road vehicles built
Ten models of military Bedford road vehicles built by Vauxhall Motors Ltd., 1939-1945.
Safety lamp, Crossley, no specific type, compresse
Mining & Ore Dressing
Safety lamp, Crossley, no specific type, compressed air supply, from the Royal Commission on Accidents in Mines 1879-86, c.1880
Oil engine, made by Crossley B
Oil engine, made by Crossley Brothers Ltd, Manchester c.1900.
Model of diesel engine
Model of diesel engine, generator and exciter mounted on common bed, painted black. 16 cylinder in 'V' formation with generator (L.C.D) and exciter mounted on the bed. Gearing, injectors all at one end. In glass case.
Crossley Otto 'Silent' Horizontal Engine
Heat Engines (non steam)
Otto gas engine, slide valve, flame ignition, No. 12243, half h.p., made by Crossley Brothers Limited, Manchester, England, 1888
Crossley Horizontal Single-cylinder Engine
Horizontal single-cylinder four-stroke cycle gas engine made by Crossley Brothers Ltd, Manchester, c.1886. Serial number 15040. Used in an Edinburgh foundry. This was the first type of internal-combustion engine to work on Otto's four-stroke principle, patented in 1876, and is thus the direct ancestor of present-day piston internal-combustion engines.
Crossley Brothers Atmospheric Gas Engine
Vertical single-cylinder atmospheric gas engine, made by Crossley Brothers Ltd, Openshaw, Manchester, c.1874. No 1224. Two flywheel cylinder atmospheric free piston gas engine. Two flywheels with ratchet gear on driving shaft which allows the piston and rack to be blown up by the expulsion of gas in the cylinder, and the piston falling by vacuum and its own weight, drives the flywheels as the ratchet engines. This was the first type of internal combustion engine to compress the explosive mixture before firing it. Label embossed on engine shaft: "Otto Langen & Crossley's Patents Crossley Bros Manchester Sole English & Colonial Makers".
Finished Shuttles, Crossleys, Todmodern
Gelatine silver print entitled 'Treadle Looms, Hattersley's of Keighley' by Ian Beesley. Prodiced for the commission `Through the Mill:, The Story of Yorkshire Wool in Photographs'. 1985-1987'.
Mini Clubman car, adapted for use by disabled driver, England, 1978-1979
Public Health & Hygiene
An orange Mini Clubman car adapted for use for driver, Ed Freeman, living with impairements caused by the drug compound thalidomide. In order to give more headroom, the floor was lowered and the controls have been adapted. Ed even included a mini bar for his friends to use. England, c.1978-1979.
Mobile X-Ray Vehicle
Mobile mass miniature radiograph unit, housed in a 1948 Leyland "Beaver" van. Vehicle registration no. OPL 840.