Collection Database

Object ID 6
Object Name Allen S30
Object Date 1938-05-23
Works Number
Location Hall 5
Category Engine
Acquired 2003-04-12
Status On Display
Description Vertical four cylinder diesel engine originally driving an Allen centrifugal pump for drainage work.

Originally installed at the Catsholme Pumping Station, part of the Wissey Internal Drainage Board and pumping the Common Dyke into the River Wissey.

The 108hp engine drove a Conqueror pump through a flexible coupling delivering 70 tons of water a minute against a 16 foot head.

Manufacturer W. H. Allen Sons and Co. Ltd
Manufactured Bedford, UK
Condition Running
Core No
Accession No LOAN
Collection Id W.H. Allen Heritage
Shortman
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