|Hamworthy Oil Engine/Compressor Set|
|Object ID||7|| |
|Collection ID||Castell Pridd Engines|
|Made By||Hamworthy Engineering Co. Ltd|
|Made In||Poole, UK|
|Description||Vertical single cylinder two stroke petrol/paraffin engine driving twin cylinder compressor. Originally supplied to provide starting air for a 4S30 Allen|
Originally installed at Catsholme Pumping Station, Southery.
|Conservation/ Maintenance History|Status
Big end has excessive play and new rings are needed.
Fuel tank has multiple leaks where water has rotted the bottom.