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Sulzer 1D25
Object ID783
Date1913-04-03
Works No3403
Accession NoIF:2004:001
StatusOn Display
Category Engine
Collection IDInternal Fire Core Collection
Made BySulzer Brothers
Made In Ludwigshafen, Germany
DescriptionSulzer 25hp air blast diesel engine driving Crompton generator. Ex South Stafforshire Water Company pumping station at Somerford.
Location Installed in Hall 3
ConditionRunning
Images
Multimediahttp://www.youtube.com/watch?v=r9r_RqQbMpQ

Starting the Sulzer just after she was installed.

History
2004-08-01

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


2005-03-28

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


2006-07-20

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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