TQ2806 : The Engineerium - French engine

taken 8 years ago, near to West Blatchington, Brighton And Hove, Great Britain

The Engineerium - French engine
The Engineerium - French engine
An 1889 Corliss valve horizontal single cylinder steam engine by Crepelle & Garand of Lille. It was a gold medal winner at the 1889 Paris Exhibition and subsequently used in a hospital. It was moved to this site in 1975-6 and re-erected in the former coal store. The cylinder is 13" x 34", the flywheel 13' diameter and it produced 91 horsepower at 80 rpm. The valve gear is to Corliss's 1859 patent and known as the spring lever trip gear. This French firm favoured it and several examples survive.

Photography was very difficult but I am reasonably pleased with this example.
Creative Commons Licence [Some Rights Reserved]   © Copyright Chris Allen and licensed for reuse under this Creative Commons Licence.
1:50,000 Modern Day Landranger(TM) Map © Crown Copyright
+
1:50,000 Modern Day Landranger(TM) Map © Crown Copyright
TIP: Click the map for Large scale mapping
Change to interactive Map >
Grid Square
TQ2806, 183 images   (more nearby )
Photographer
  (find more nearby)
Date Taken
Sunday, 20 November, 2011   (more nearby)
Submitted
Monday, 21 November, 2011
Geographical Context
Historic sites and artefacts 
Person (from Tags)
Corliss 
Place (from Tags)
Hove 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 2855 0652 [10m precision]
WGS84: 50:50.6359N 0:10.5293W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 2855 0652
View Direction
South-southwest (about 202 degrees)
Looking for a postcode? Try this pageExternal link
Clickable map
+

Other Tags
Steam Engine  Steam Engine (Preserved)  Stationary Steam Engine  French  Victorian Engineering 

Click a tag, to view other nearby images.

Image classification(about): Supplemental image
This page has been viewed about 456 times.
View this location: KML (Google Earth) · Google MapsExternal link · Bing MapsExternal link · Geograph Coverage Map · geotagged! More Links for this image
NW N NE
W Go E
SW S SE
[Mark
You are not logged in login | register