Open day at a Victorian steam pump

Open day at a Victorian steam pump
 
 12:30 pm - 4:30 pm

Semi-regular days where they fire up a Victorian steam engine.

This remarkable engine was built by Wood Brothers, of Sowerby Bridge, Yorkshire, between 1886 and 1888. It was commissioned on the 12th July 1888. It saw continuous duty from that time to around 1905, when it was relegated to standby duty for storm water pumping.

The engine is a rotary beam engine believed to be the last engine produced by Wood Bros., and the only surviving eight column engine in situ. The twin cylinders are capable of being harnessed in serial or compound modes and have an advanced ‘cut-off’ valve gear.

Cost: Free of Charge


Contact and Booking Details

More information at this website.

No need to book tickets - just turn up on the day.

2019-08-26 12:30 2019-08-26 12:30 Europe/London Open day at a Victorian steam pump Semi-regular days where they fire up a Victorian steam engine. https://www.ianvisits.co.uk/calendar/2019/08/26/open-day-at-a-victorian-steam-pump-196708 Markfield Beam Engine and Museum,Markfield Road,London,

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Location

Markfield Beam Engine and Museum,

Markfield Road,
London,
N15 4RB

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This event also takes place on the following dates

Mon 27th May 2019
Sun 23rd Jun 2019
Sun 28th Jul 2019
Sun 22nd Sep 2019

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