SK2999 : Wortley Top Forge - Pollit & Wigzell engine

taken 7 months ago, near to Wortley, Barnsley, Great Britain

Wortley Top Forge - Pollit & Wigzell engine
Wortley Top Forge - Pollit & Wigzell engine
This is a Pollit & Wigzell patent three rod engine with the high pressure and low pressure cylinders split to show the LP piston and one of its two rods passing alongside the HP cylinder. This engine is called Gladstone and came from a mill in Huddersfield. Sadly, its bedplate and flywheel were scrapped so it's incomplete. It has been re-erected and painted in a tidy display area but it is acknowledged that it will never be a runner.
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Date Taken
Friday, 12 May, 2017   (more nearby)
Submitted
Friday, 1 December, 2017
Geographical Context
Historic sites and artefacts 
Primary Subject of Photo
Machine 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SK 2949 9985 [10m precision]
WGS84: 53:29.6720N 1:33.4176W
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OSGB36: geotagged! SK 2949 9985
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