File:Robey steam engine generator set (model) - Thinktank - Andy Mabbett - 2015-02-12 -01.flac
Robey_steam_engine_generator_set_(model)_-_Thinktank_-_Andy_Mabbett_-_2015-02-12_-01.flac (FLAC audio file, length 4 min 10 s, 1.89 Mbps overall)
English: A working model, made by Robey & Co of Lincoln, England in 1910. We hear the engine started from cold. First, steam is allowed through the cylinders, their drain cocks open, to warm them. The flywheel is rotated by hand, to set the engine in motion, and the recording ends with the engine ticking over at low speed.
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