Collection Database

Object ID 4
Object Name Worthington Simpson Twin
Object Date 1928-04-02
Works Number
Location Power Hall 3
Category Engine
Acquired 2003-02-04
Status On Display
Description Vertical twin cylinder two stroke diesel engine originally based at the Kew Sewage Pumping Station in London
Manufacturer Worthington Simpson Ltd
Manufactured Newark, UK
Condition Running
Core Yes
Accession No IF:2003:001
Collection Id Internal Fire Core Collection

Crosshead pin removed

Cutting the keyway

End Of Season Crankup 2006

First smoke from the exhaust since 1954

In-situ Kew 2

In-situ Kew 3

In-situ, Kew 1

In-situ, Kew 4

In-situ, Kew 5

In-situ, Kew 6

In-situ, Kew 7

In-situ, Kew 8

Lifting the timing end head, 2005

Lifting the timing end head, 2005

Long tool for the shaper to re-cut the damaged keyway

Removing the crosshead pin - half out

Rods and pins removed

Starting the Worthington for the first time Jan 2004

Using the shaper to re-cut the keyway in the flywheel.