Collection Database

Object ID 1115154
Object Name Ruston 11H Horizontal Diesel
Object Date 1923-03-23
Works Number 115967
Location External storage in compound
Category Engine
Acquired 2022-02-02
Status Not on display
Description

Ruston single cylinder horizontal four-stroke diesel engine size 11H. Originally installed at Taplow Repeater Station near Maidenhead and one of a batch built to a GPO order.

Driving two G.E.C. generators in tandem by means of a shaft extended from the flywheel. At 210rpm one generator produces 22/30 KW at 22/30 volts, 1,000 amps with the other (No. 84850) 11 KW at 150/220 volts.

Manufacturer Ruston & Hornsby Ltd
Manufactured Lincoln, England
Condition Fair
Core Yes
Accession No IF:2022:12
Collection Id Internal Fire Core Collection
Shortman Ruston
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Loaded for move to museum

Loaded ready to move to museum