Type - Two Cylinder Inverted Vertical Compound Engine
Manufacture - Leyland Motors Ltd., Built c.1920
High Pressure Cylinder - " Bore & " Stroke
Low Pressure Cylinder - " Bore & " Stroke
Flywheel - " Diameter
It seems unbelievable in this day and age that Lawn Mowers were once made that use a steam engine to power them. Whilst they were never as common as powered mowers are today, they are not too uncommon and indeed, a number of complete examples have been preserved around the country.
Steam Powered Mowers were typically employed on Large Estates and Parks.
The Old Lawnmower Club have a website that includes a brief history of the Leyland Steam Mower as well as historic photographs of a mower in use!
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