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Broken Hill power station in Australia.2453 viewsMirrlees next designed a larger engine during the latter part of 1912, which in it's production form was a cross head type unit having a bore of 21.5 inches and a stroke of 24 inches giving 166 BHP per cylinder at 215 r.p.m.
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2426 views'HP', having a bore of 13.75 inches and stroke 21 inches was also developed during this period., made in five to eight cylinders in-line sizes, either normally aspirated or turbocharged.
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Geoff explains how the atmospheric engine works2417 viewsMuseums at Night
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Second lot of parts arrive at museum2394 viewsThese arrived at museum 11 October 2006
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1955 Crossley 16hp diesel engine serial no. 145173. This was an instructional engine used at Chesterfield College of Technology2382 views
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Fly wheel (estimated at 20+ tons)2382 viewsPhotograph courtesy of Maurice Clyde, taken w/c 16 October 2006 whilst engine being dismantled
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View of the Gardner room2380 viewsTaken standing beside the 4T5 and looking up the room
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Next stage of the dismantling process2374 viewsTaken at the college w/c 2 Oct 2006.

Photograph courtesy of Maurice Clyde
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17 ton crank being lowered into place2366 viewsbelow the crank you can see the giant flywheel
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Crowd gathers to view the Gardner 4T52349 viewsassembling in front of the large Gardner the crowd anticipate it being lit and run
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Visitors assemble at far end of the Gardner Room2349 views
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4T5 being lit by blow lamp2341 views
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