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Sulzer 1D25
Object ID783
Works No3403
Accession NoIF:2004:001
StatusOn Display
Category Engine
Collection IDInternal Fire Core Collection
Made BySulzer Brothers
Made InLudwigshafen, Germany
DescriptionSulzer 25hp air blast diesel engine driving Crompton generator. Ex South Stafforshire Water Company pumping station at Somerford.
LocationInstalled in Hall 3

Removal from Somerford Pumping Station, Brewood, Wolverhampton. Removal took 6 man days and was performed by Paul Evans, Keith Farley and Roland Craven.


First public running at the Easter Crankup. The Sulzer ran faultlessly on two occasions.


The Sulzer was awarded a Heritage Award from the Institution of Diesel and Gas Turbine Engineers in recognition of the restoration and return to running order by the museum staff.

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