Stationary Engine September 2017
The September issue of Stationary Engine is available now, and this month Eric Brain enlightens us on the terminology used when measuring an engine’s power rating. New Zealand enthusiast Merv Cloake reports on the restoration of a Cooper Little Wonder engine.
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Identity & Assistance
This section is for readers seeking help with regards to identifying and/or information on a particular engine or maybe’how to do it’ advice on a restoration project.
Scenes of the past
Robert Jackson reports of the engines at the Monmouth Steam & Country Show.
Rustons on the Rails
Mark Tewkesbury reports on a couple of Ruston & Hornsby PS2 engines in service on a preserved railway.
Saltfleet Vintage Show
Paul Bundy reports on the newly formed Saltfleet Vintage Show.
We have a report on a little ¾ hp Wilton lighting plant seen at a small engine gathering.
Meece Mill rally
A report on the engines seen at the Meece Mill rally by Barry Job.
Jack of all Trades
Graham Drew tells us about his early Fairbanks, Morse & Co ‘Jack of all Trades’ engine.
How Many Horses?
Eric Brain enlightens us on the terminology used when measuring an engine’s power rating.
Sussex & Kent Weald Stationary Engine Group early season events
Alan Cullen reports on events attended by members of the Sussex & Kent Wield Stationary Engine Group.
An early Amanco Hired Hand
Darren Curryer adds another Amanco to his collection; an early air-cooled Hired Hand model.
Lister Bruston Lighting Set
We take a look at a Lister Bruston Lighting Set
Cobbs Mill Tangye gas engine
Richard Amos reports on the large Tangye gas engine located at Cobbs Mill, Sayers Common, West Sussex.
Cooper Little Wonder engine
New Zealand enthusiast Merv Cloake reports on the restoration of a Cooper Little Wonder engine.
Nuenen International Stationary Engine Rally
A report on the Nuenen International Stationary Engine Rally; the largest engine rally on mainland Europe.
One Good Turn
Have been gifted a Petter Handyman oil engine Australian enthusiast Alf Shand decides to repeat the gesture by donating three engine to friends.
The Amateur Mechanic
Phillip Sheppard restores at Stuart W4 engine.
Elliot Smith reports on the engines seen at the Rackheath Vintage Show
Petter PAZ1 – Workman, Reed & Co unit
Petter diesel engine enthusiast Jim Perkins reports on his latest restoration project.
Jamie Coates sends us photographs of Slavia petrol engine seen at the Great Dorset Steam Fair a couple of years ago.
Val Moore reports on a 20 cylinder Mercedes Benz ex-E boat engine.
Stuart ½ hp engine
We take a look at a fractional horsepower Stuart engine.
Radial engine joins the collection
Having had a desire to own a radial engine for many years, John Hili tells us how one was recently acquired.
Pelapone and Anderson replies
Graham Howland provides extra information with regards to two engines featured in the July issue.