Crossley Gas Engine

This was used as a demonstration engine at a further education college in Widnes. This type of engine could be used to a variety of machinery by either directly coupled or via belts or gears. A gas engine was once used at the National Waterways Museum to drive the machines in the joiners shop. The Crossley gas engine was normally connected to a town gas supply. The Ellesmere port gas works was on the National Waterways Museum site

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