Portfolio Tag: 1890

Easton, Anderson & Goolden Turbine 1890

Easton, Anderson & Goolden horizontal turbine and triple-throw pumps Easton, Anderson & Goolden Ltd of Erith, Kent. This firm operated from 1893 until 1901 but no date has been established for the pump-set. The system was installed at Caldecote Hall near Nuneaton to provide water for the hall and the estate. A horizontal water turbine…
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Hayward Tyler Rider Type 0.5HP Hot Air Engine 1890

Hayward-Tyler 'Rider' type 0.5hp hot air engine. Hayward-Tyler Ltd of Luton. Originally installed to power a borehole pump at Swainshill in Herefordshire. Hot-air engines work on the Stirling cycle and are not very efficient. However they require no boiler and can be fuelled by virtually anything combustible. Power rating: 0.5hp. Water lift: 33 metres (110…
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Wilson Hartnell Dynamo 1890

Wilson-Hartnell dynamo. Wilson-Hartnell of Leeds. Originally sited at the Refuse Destructor Works of Barry Urban District Council, Glamorgan, where it was driven by a Tangye steam engine. The dynamo provided power for the destructor works and a local school. At the Museum the dynamo is driven from the National Gas engine. Output: 110V DC.
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Tangye Single Cylinder Steam Engine 1890

Tangye single-cylinder horizontal steam engine (static exhibit). Tangye Ltd of Birmingham. This single-cylinder horizontal steam engine was used at the Hereford Sanitary Laundry where it provided the power, via an overhead lay shaft and belts, for many different processes. It carries a large pulley wheel, with gracefully curved spokes, on the flywheel shaft, which would…
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