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Ruston 2 YWA Generating Set
Object ID3563
Date1957-01-01
Works No451635
Accession NoIF:2010:173
StatusOn Display
Category Engine
Collection IDInternal Fire Core Collection
Made ByRuston & Hornsby Ltd
Made InLincoln, England
DescriptionTwin cylinder 19.25hp@1500rpm air-cooled diesel driving Laurence Scott alternator. Machine No 185954, 12.5kva, 440v.
LocationStorage
ConditionRunning
Conservation/ Maintenance History
Initial Work
2010-11-24

On arrival the engine had two poor coats of emulsion over the original paintwork. This was stripped off with a pressure washer revealing good but worn original paint with transfers. Oil change and light cleaning of linkages.