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Portable Oil Engine - Ronaldson Bros & Tippett, Austral, 1923 Object Reg. No: ST 037768

Summary:
'Austral' 6 horsepower portable kerosene engine (no. 4946) manufactured by Ronaldson Bros & Tippett in Ballarat circa 1923. This type of engine was used to power a variety of farm equipment such as saw benches and pumps. The Museum acquired this example from Mr Maurie Ohlsen in 1985. It is activated to be used for public demonstrations at Scienceworks.
Discipline: Technology
Weight: 2200 kg (Weight)

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Tagged with: oil engines, portable engines, kerosene engines
Themes this item is part of: Engineering Collection
Primary Classification: MECHANICAL ENGINEERING
Secondary Classification: Internal Combustion Power
Tertiary Classification: oil engines
Manufacturer: Ronaldson Bros & Tippett Pty Ltd, Ballarat, Victoria, Australia, circa 1923
References: MUSEUM OF VICTORIA LEAFLET, POST 1985.

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