Diesel engine; AH McDonald & Co.; 1921; GSM_00934
Diesel engineAbout this object
A single cylinder portable diesel engine, 5hp at 500 rpm It has a 5 inch bore and a 7 inch stroke The engine is mounted onto a chassis with four iron wheels and a draw bar to allow it to be towed to its required location.Maker
20th CenturyPlace Made
metal, paintInscription and Marks
Maker's plate, cast in raised relief (number stamped): 'The / Imperial / Super-Diesel / Built by A.H. McDonald & Co / Melbourne / 253F'Measurements
(on carraige) 2.2m x 1.5m (excluding towing pole)Subject and Association Keywords
Origins unknown but operated a small stamp battery in the Beaconsfield area in the1940s.Credit Line
Donated by John Griffiths and the late Donald BrownObject Type
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