Open Museum Archive

Allen 6S37C Diesel
Object ID3291
Date1948-01-01
Works NoK2/54590/B
Accession NoIF:2010:30
StatusOn Display
Category Engine
Collection IDW.H. Allen Heritage
Made ByW. H. Allen, Sons & Co. Ltd
Made InBedford, England
Description6 cylinder vertical 4-stroke diesel engine originally driving Allen Double Conqueror pump via gearbox at Welches Dam Pumping Station. 500bhp at 475 rpm
LocationHall 4
ConditionRunning
Conservation/ Maintenance History
Rebuild
2010-10-15

The engine has now been rebuilt at the museum. No 2 big-end was found to be U/S and was replaced. There was old damage to the No 2 journal which was stoned out. An unknown "squeak" from the No 4 exhaust cam follower became evident at the 2010 EOS and requires investigation.

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