NZ3765 : South Tyneside College - steam engine

taken 15 years ago, near to South Shields, South Tyneside, Great Britain

South Tyneside College - steam engine
South Tyneside College - steam engine
When this site was visited in 2002 it retained this steam engine driving an alternator, some steam turbine plant and a large Doxford single cylinder, opposed piston diesel engine. The Doxford was removed for preservation shortly after and I suspect the rest of the plant may no longer survive either.

This engine was built c1956 by E Reader & Sons Ltd of Nottingham as works number 28217 and drove a 60 hz alternator at 514 rpm. The engine is an inverted vertical compound (enclosed). In the left background is a BTH condensing steam turbine set.
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Friday, 29 November, 2002   (more nearby)
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Thursday, 3 October, 2013
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OSGB36: geotagged! NZ 372 659 [100m precision]
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