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DC Generator - Steam Powered

From the Collection of Maldon Vintage Machinery Museum Inc Vincents Road Maldon Victoria

Description
Siemens DC generator driven by a Thompsons two cylinder steam engine.
The engine has vertical cylinders and there is a flywheel between the generator and engine.
Generator painted grey, engine painted red.
The system is connected to low pressure steam and can be run very slowly.
Size
L 365 x W 160 x H 295 cm
Object Registration
VMVM 53
Keywords
machinery; generator; steam engine; metalwork
Inscriptions & Markings
Brass plate on generator "Siemens Brothers / Dynamo Works Ltd. / London Stafford / Direct Current Generator", followed by specifications.
Thompsons Engineering in relief on steam engine side plates. "60" on base of engine.
Last updated
31 May 2017 at 6:42PM