Surplus Engines For Sale
The following engines, at Markham Grange Steam Museum, Doncaster, are surplus to display requirements, and are available to a good home.
Prices for the engines to be negotiated with their owner, Tom Nuttall.
The engines may be viewed on weekdays at reasonable times, preferably on a Monday or Wednesday between 10.30 and 15.30.
In each case, the purchaser will need to arrange transport, but loading facilities are available at Markham Grange.
All engines are stored indoors except the Dawson & Downie pump.
When enquiring, please quote the engine number from the list (i.e. 1 to 7)
This engine has been sold.
This engine has been sold.
3 & 4. -
These engines has been sold.
5. ASHWORTH & PARKER. Enclosed Inverted Vertical, two-
Each cylinder has a separate valve, located at the outboard end and outside the main cylinder trunk, indicating 90 degree cranks. There is a 3 inch approx receiver pipe between the two valve chests. LP top cover has what looks like a pressure-
working the main steam inlet valve.
There is no oil in the crankcase sump. There is quite a lot of surface rusting internally, especially the conn rods, but it looks fairly easily removable once the parts are accessible, i.e. dismantled. The engine definitely needs a complete strip, a good clean, a bearing check and general overhaul, but there was nothing seen to suggest that it is not basically in good condition internally. Exterior shabby blue.
Dimensions, all in inches:
Overall length -
Engine stands on two 6" high I-
Overall height, incl beams -
6. DAWSON & DOWNIE of Clydebank. A two-
Nameplate: Pump No 25573. Size 10½” x 2⅜” x 10”, assumed to be steam bore x pump bore x and common stroke. Pump pressure therefore approx. twenty times steam pressure.
The steam slide valve cover is angled (to give access to the seats and, presumably, to allow valves to be withdrawn endways off the rod). This cover has been put on backwards at some time past (before coming here).
7. MARKHAM & CO of Chesterfield winch Type C, No 3970.
It has two cylinders, quartered, with the valves inboard. Valve gear is Howe-
We have only a modest air supply capacity (and in any case we are a "steam museum"), so we are looking for a museum with a more potent air supply that might be interested in taking over this winch, perhaps to use it as we had in mind, namely to allow visitors to be able to "work an engine".
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