SP3433 : Hook Norton brewery steam engine

taken 11 years ago, near to Hook Norton, Oxfordshire, Great Britain

Hook Norton brewery steam engine
Hook Norton brewery steam engine
This steam engine was installed in 1899 and is believed to be the last in country still in use for its original purpose. Through line shafts and gearing it powers pumps and machinery used in the brewing process and is also used to operate lifts and hoists within the brewery.

For the technorati it was supplied by Buxton & Thornley Limited of Burton on Trent on 18 October 1899 and cost of 175.00. It is a single horizontal cylinder engine capable of providing 25hp. The main drive belt seen in the picture is believed to be the original installed at the same time as the engine!
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Date Taken
Tuesday, 16 October, 2007   (more nearby)
Submitted
Wednesday, 31 October, 2007
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Steam engines   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SP 348 333 [100m precision]
WGS84: 51:59.8236N 1:29.6725W
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OSGB36: geotagged! SP 348 333
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South-southwest (about 202 degrees)
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