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Horizontal Oil Engine

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

Description
Horizontal cylinder oil engine in working order.
Mounted on a steel chassis with 4 cast iron wheels.
Two flywheels and one flat belt pulley.
Cylindrical cooling water tank and exhaust vertical exhaust pipe mounted at crankshaft end.
Engine painted green with red wheels and red crankshaft balance weights.
Size
L 296 x W 157 x H 184 cm
Object Registration
VMVM 72
Keywords
machinery; oil engine; metalwork
When Made
Early 20th century
Inscriptions & Markings
Oval brass plate on cylinder - "The Austral Oil Engine / Ronaldson Bros. / Makers / No. 1113 ? & Tippett / Ballarat Victoria"
Thin oval metal transfer on cooling water tank with makers name and place of manufacture around Australian coat of arms.
Last updated
17 Mar 2017 at 4:28PM