STATIONARY DIESEL ENGINE; Southern Cross PTY LTD; T-876-0

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Transport and Main Roads Heritage Centre

Name/Title

STATIONARY DIESEL ENGINE

About this object

Water-cooled, 20 horse power, stationary diesel internal combustion engine, inline twin cylinder. This stationary engine has been painted yellow and sits on a sled-like 'I' beam steel base, also painted yellow. A Southern Cross centrifugal water pump with an English 'Saunders' water tap (1 1/2" connection) and some plastic pipe is connected to the pump. There is a 'crank handle' which goes with the engine with a brass pipe surrounding the hand piece.

Maker

Southern Cross PTY LTD

Place Made

Australia - Queensland

Place Notes

Toowoomba Foundry, Toowoomba

Medium and Materials

Steel (Metals - Ferrous)
Brass (Metals - Non-Ferrous)
Rubber (Synthetic Materials)
Plastics (Synthetic Materials)
Copper (Metals - Non-Ferrous)
Paint (Surface Treatments)
Petrochemical (Liquids)
Water/Water Based (Liquids)

Inscription and Marks

<Embossed on brass plaques on side of engine> 'SOUTHERN CROSS\ MARK GE - C\ GG - C DIESEL ENGINES'
<Embossed on brass plaques on side of engine> 'SOUTHERN CROSS\ MARK GEC DIESEL ENGINE\ NO. 49459\ 20 B.H.P. AT 1200 R.P.M/\ LUNRICATING OIL'...etc

Measurements

2300L x 1080W x 2400H [Incl. Exhaust]

Object number

T-876-0

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