Single-cylinder Oil Engine

Made:
1894 in Manchester
maker:
Crossley Brothers Limited

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Horizontal single-cylinder oil engine, made by Crossley Brothers Ltd, Manchester, c.1894. Single cylinder heavy oil
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Horizontal single-cylinder oil engine, made by Crossley Brothers Ltd, Manchester, c.1894. Single cylinder heavy oil engine, a four stroke principle, horizontal type, with cylinder over hung at rear. Feed oil tank contained in base of casting so this was a self contained unit except for water to cool it.

Label embossed on outer piston casing: "Crossley Bros Ltd, The "Otto" Crossley Patents, Manchester". Inscription engraved on end of piston casing: "165"

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Details

Category:
Motive Power
Object Number:
Y1969.10
type:
oil internal-combustion engine
credit:
Gift of Crossley-Premier Engines Limited
status:
Permanent collection

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