Fielding 60 BHP Oil Engine at Blist Hill Victorian Town

Serial no. 020011

Fielding 60 BHP x 240 rpm engine | Kindly supplied by Ian Prichard - BHVT
Fielding 60 BHP x 240 rpm engine
Kindly supplied by Ian Prichard - BHVT
Fielding 60 BHP x 240 rpm engine | Kindly supplied by John Davis
Fielding 60 BHP x 240 rpm engine
Kindly supplied by John Davis
Fielding 60 BHP x 240 rpm engine | Kindly supplied by John Davis
Fielding 60 BHP x 240 rpm engine
Kindly supplied by John Davis
Fielding 60 BHP x 240 rpm engine | Kindly supplied by John Davis
Fielding 60 BHP x 240 rpm engine
Kindly supplied by John Davis
Fielding 60 BHP x 240 rpm engine | Kindly supplied by John Davis
Fielding 60 BHP x 240 rpm engine
Kindly supplied by John Davis
Fielding 60 BHP x 240 rpm engine | Kindly supplied by John Davis
Fielding 60 BHP x 240 rpm engine
Kindly supplied by John Davis

According to a note and first photograph supplied by Ian Prichard of BHVT: – “It was built in Dec. 1927 and came from a sawmill in Smethwick.  Power is transmitted via line shafting beneath wooden floorboards across the yard – underground shafting was an important safety factor”.

This oil engine was photographed by John Davis at the Blist Hill Victorian Town Museum, Ironbridge, July 2015.

The building shown on the last image is where the engine is housed.

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