SY0081 : Exmouth Museum - steam engine

near to Exmouth, Devon, Great Britain

Exmouth Museum - steam engine
Exmouth Museum - steam engine
Exmouth Museum is home to a horizontal single cylinder engine built by J J Lane of London, possibly originally for a laundry in Exmouth.

The engine's history is uncertain but after its removal from commercial use it
is known to have stood in the open for a number of years. Later it was
acquired by the University of Exeter for a number of years, where it
apparently cluttered up a corridor. The engine was moved to the Museum with the assistance of the Royal Marines from nearby Lympstone.

It is a horizontal single cylinder engine with a cylinder of 8" bore by 12".
Flywheel 53" diameter with a 4 3/4" face. A small description adjacent to
the engine declares that it developed 15 bhp when running at 80 rpm on 100
psi steam.
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2002
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Date Taken
Saturday, 7 September, 2002   (more nearby)
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Wednesday, 11 July, 2012
Geographical Context
Historic sites and artefacts  City, Town centre 
Place (from Tags)
Exmouth 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SY 0018 8112 [10m precision]
WGS84: 50:37.2728N 3:24.7466W
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OSGB36: geotagged! SY 0018 8112
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