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Crossley Shelsley Motor Car
15.7-hp six-cylinder Shelsley motor car, made by Crossley Motors Ltd, Gorton, Manchester, 1929.
'Sociable' horse drawn carriage
Open four-wheeled 'Sociable' horse drawn carriage, made by Joseph Cockshoot & Co., Manchester, c.1895.
Electronic induction motor for Dry Cupping Vacuum Therapy
Single phase electronic induction motor, by Hitachi, Tokyo, for Dry Cupping Vacuum Therapy, with twenty glass cupping vessels of various grades, from the surgery of a British practitioner c.1996, unsigned, Japanese, 1980-1990.
Crossley table telephone, 1879
Crossley desk-type telephone transmitter, made by Emmot and Blakey, Bradford, West Yorkshire, England, 1879
Company Catalogues, Maintenance Manuals, Instruction Manuals, Drawings and Photographs
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Electric motor used by James J
Scientific Instruments & Research
Electric motor used by James Joule, c.1860. Armature original but the rest may be replica. This simple electric motor was used by the scientist James Joule for experiments about energy. Joule was a Salford resident and the son of a brewer. He was taught by the famous scientist John Dalton. Joule's experiments in 1845 led him to an new understanding of energy conversion. Research by Joule showed that electricity, mechanical work and heat are all the same thing - forms of energy. He used equipment like this to learn that formd of energy are interchangeable and that energy cannot be created or destroyed. Joule is remembered as one of the founders of modern physics. From 1948 the Joule became a standard international unit of energy measurement.
Ford Model T car
Ford Model T motor car, assembled at the Ford Trafford Park production line, Manchester, 1912.
Belsize two-seater motor car
Two-seater motor car with folding hood and dickey seat, made by Belsize Motors Ltd, Clayton, Manchester, c.1912, with an accompanying illustrated catalogue of cars manufactured by Belsize Motors Limited, Manchester printed in 1914.
Imperial motor car
Motor car, made by the Imperial Autocar Manufacturing Co. Ltd, Manchester, 1904.
Crossley telephone receiver, 1880
Telephone receiver, Crossley's patent 1880, unknown maker, British, 1880.
Reva Electric Car
A Revolutionary Electric Vehicle Alternative or 'REVA'/G-Wiz electric car used for development work by Chloride Motive Power batteries, Bolton.
Brooklands 1911 silver medal
Brooklands 1911 silver medal awarded to Crossley Motors, mounted in a glazed upright wooden frame with four similar medals
Ford model T Tourer car, Reg. No. PP7963, Engine No. 1,122,607
Ford model T Tourer car, Reg. No. PP7963, Engine No. 1,122,607, by Ford Motor Company, Detroit, Wayne county, Michigan, United States, 1916
Photograph album presented to Field Marshall Viscount French of Ypres as a memento of His Lordship's visit to Olympia, Leeds
Panhard Levassor 4hp motor car
Panhard Levassor 4hp motor car, 1894-5. The engine is a twin-cylinder Daimler. The first owner of this car, the Hon Evelyn Ellis, was one of a small number of pioneer British motorists who had the vision to see the importance of the developing motor car. The first car imported into Britain, it made its first road journey of 90 km (56 miles) on 5 July 1895. The car also took part in the first Emancipation Run from London to Brighton on 14 November 1896, which was held to celebrate the coming into force of legislation which freed motor cars of the need to be preceded by a pedestrian, and raised the speed limit to 19 km/h (12 mph). From this moment motoring in Britain was able to develop.
Rolls-Royce 10 hp, two cylinder motor car
10 hp two-cylinder Rolls-Royce motor car, Reg. No. AX148; Chassis No. 20162; produced by Royce Ltd., Cooke Street, Hulme, Manchester, 1905.
'Bradshaw' motorcycle by DOT Motors Ltd, Manchester, 1923
Bradshaw motorcycle made by DOT Motors Ltd, Manchester, 1923
Domestic steam engine
Safety steam motor by Hathorn, Davey and Co. Ltd, 1884, with 1 fire bar only and 1 screwed flange probably associated
F.N. 3 h.p. 4-cylinder motor cycle, 1905
F.N. 3 h.p. 4-cylinder motor cycle, 1905
Triumph Model H Motorcycle
Triumph Model H motor cycle, 1917, with lamp, horn and pump.