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Ruston 9H
Object ID1
Date1923-01-23
Works No
Accession NoIF:LN:2003:022
StatusOn Display
Category Engine
Collection IDCastell Pridd Engines
Made ByRuston & Hornsby Ltd
Made InLincoln, England
DescriptionHorizontal single cylinder 51hp diesel engine previously used for driving a drainage pump. Supplied to the Carlton Colville Drainage Board the engine was replaced by an electric pump. Following a problem with the electric pump the diesel was brought back into service 1986 and ran for a number of weeks to keep the fen drained.
LocationInstalled in Hall 2
ConditionRunning
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