|IFOD - Internal Fire Core Collection|
|Tangye Gas Engine|
|Collection ID||Internal Fire Core Collection|
|Made By||Tangyes Ltd|
|Made In||Birmingham, England|
|Description||2 1/2hp single cylinder horizontal hot tube gas engine. Part of a direct coupled pumping set driving a three throw Tangye water pump.|
|Location||Tangye Pump House outside Hall 5|
First run of the gas engine after rebuild
Longer run after rebuild off site.
Running with the pump for the first time, April 2010.
Installed in the Tangye Pump House, April 2010
|Conservation/ Maintenance History|
Damaged in a fire at Milton Keynes Museum. Required a complete strip and rebuild but was found to be in basically good order. Later conversion to chain driven magneto was removed the engine converted back to hot-tube ignition.