Ferranti Steam Alternator

Made:
1900 in Bradford, Hollinwood and Elland
maker:
S Z de Ferranti Limited

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Inverted vertical cross-compound steam engine, made by S. Z. de Ferranti Ltd, Hollinwood, 1900 and fitted with Siemens
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Inverted vertical cross-compound steam engine, made by S. Z. de Ferranti Ltd, Hollinwood, 1900 and fitted with Siemens alternator. Sometimes known as a 'Ferranti Steam Alternator.'

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Museum of Science and Industry: Power Hall

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Details

Category:
Electricity Supply
Object Number:
Y1996.10.1453
Materials:
brass (copper, cast iron, zinc alloy)
type:
steam engine - engine
taxonomy:
  • furnishing and equipment
  • tools & equipment
  • engine - power producing equipment
credit:
Gift of Ferranti International Signal plc
status:
Permanent collection

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