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Gas Producer from Talbot

From the Collection of Friends of Kurth Kiln Kurth Kiln Regional Park Worri Yallock Victoria

Description
This Gas Producer unit appears to be home-made mild steel construction for a specific purpose. The assembly sits on a welded frame, the hopoper on one side, the filter drum on the other and the radiator in between.
Size
Height - 1.1m, Width - 1.5m, Depth 0.7m, Weight - 150kg
Object Registration
KK1303
Historical information
According to Les Solomano this unitoriginally belonged to the Hendricks brothers of Talbot. It was mounted on the front bumper of their 6 ton truck used for general cartage.
Significance
The Unit shows the wide range of Gas Producers constructed during the war years to drive with charcoal fuel.
Inscriptions & Markings
there are no specific markings visible
Last updated
3 Mar 2017 at 10:09AM