SP0483 : Steam engine, Birmingham University

taken 30 years ago, near to Selly Oak, Birmingham, Great Britain

Steam engine, Birmingham University
Steam engine, Birmingham University
This was an instructional engine in the department of Mechanical Engineering and was in steam for a university open day. Built 1944 by W Sisson of Gloucester and installed second hand in 1950. It was removed about 1993/4 and is presumably preserved somewhere. Claims that it went to Birmingham Museum of Science and Industry have been firmly rejected by that institute. Does anybody know where it is now?
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Saturday, 25 April, 1987   (more nearby)
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Friday, 21 March, 2008
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Steam engines   (more nearby)
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OSGB36: geotagged! SP 045 834 [100m precision]
WGS84: 52:26.9233N 1:56.0776W
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