Type - Single Cylinder True Vertical Engine
Output - Unknown
Cylinder - 14" Bore & 30" Stroke with an eccentric operated slide valve
Governor - Watts centrifugal, operating the main steam valve
Flywheel - ft Diameter, in 6 cast iron sections
Transmission - gear wheel on main crank shaft
This is a very one old steam engine. It is known that it was installed at Neepsend gas works in 184?, but the engine is undoubtedly older.
At Neepsend gas works, the engine drove a Mortar Mill that supplied the mortar used to seal the coke ovens in the gas works. In the type of works used at Neepsend, large quantities of mortar were required almost continuously.
Like the much bigger engine Elizabeth, this engine is of a design that requires it to be built into an engine house.
An interesting feature is its 'Pitch Fork' Connecting Rod.
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