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This page includes other interesting stationary engines I
have seen over the years.
1931 Lister DK 1945
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Abandoned Engines at The Heights Of Abraham in Derbyshire...
four engines were discovered at The Heights Of Abraham in Derbyshire in 1996.
"Management" allowed me to go running off
photographing these and having a look around for anything
else I would be interested in. These
engines had obviously just been
abandoned years ago. I've no idea if they
are still there today or have been removed.
If I'd had my digital camera
then, I would have taken many more photos, but unfortunately these are the only
you click on this photo to see the larger image, you will notice the Atlas Copco
compressor to the right and the old mine shaft to the left.
compressor was evidently used to either aerate the mine or run a drill
etc. Any ideas?
is another Atlas Copco compressor that was almost hidden under a piece of
corrugated iron sheeting.
On the larger image you can still just make out
the name on the radiator top.
||This appeared to be an old winding engine that had definitely seen better days.
Nature was slowly claiming back the area occupied by this machinery.
was another piece of corrugated iron partially covering this engine.
another old winding engine. As you can see this was totally exposed to the
elements and was slowly rusting away.
Many parts were missing and no doubt
it had seized up years ago. It seemed a shame that these engines had just
been abandoned like this,
but it did make it very rewarding to just come across
them whilst walking around.
I must return one day to see if anything remains.
Here are a variety of other Stationary
All of these have been photographed by myself
over the years, at various events.
I hope you enjoyed looking at these engines.
I may, in the future, add some more photos to this page.
Stationary Engine Video Clips...
This clip is of a young friend's unrestored 1936 Lister D.
Thanks go to Liam for supplying it.
This clip is of a Petter M at Twyford Waterworks
on the3rd May2009. Thanks go to Roger
for this one.
Notice how the stroboscopic effect does
strange things to the flywheels!
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