Museum of Power Archive

The museum has limited space in which to exhibit all the material in its collection. In addition to the larger exhibits it has a lot of back up material about its exhibits, this includes the history of the companies, drawings and other relative items. This archive is made up of both paper and electronic versions.

A list of available material is listed below.

Here is a list of the Museum of Power electronic archive. These items can be viewed online without formal request. Please click on the item link to the side of the REFerence to view.

Archive Link Document Description Dates
BEL Belling Company 1884 - present
101 Cochran Boiler Company 100 Years History at Newbie Scotland 1878 - 1998
ECO Ford and Belfairs High School ECO car 1983 - 2009
101 Lilleshall Company history 1802 - 1972
101 Lilleshall Company Engines Manufactured and their Purchasers 1875 - 1930
101 Lilleshall Company Contract with Southend Water Company 1926 - 1928
MOR Morphy Richards Irons and Heaters  
PAX Paxman Engine Co Ltd Colchester  
RSL Railway Stock list 2012
RI Ricardo Engine  
121 Simpson Belt Driven Workshop 1940 - 1999
ST Steam Turbines - Mather and Platt 2012
ST Steam Turbines - Metro Vickers  
61 Vacuum Cleaner Manufacturer Histories 1919 - 2011
VAL Valor Company 1890 - present
   

 

The items below are only available to view at the Museum

A number of items in our extensive archive are too big to be made available electronically. However you can arrange to view these items at the Museum at prior arrangement only. These items consist of log books, charts, drawings, ledgers, brochures and lists.

If you would like to make arrangemnets to view any of these items please select from the list below and provide your contact details and press send so we can arrange a suitable time for you to view them. Alternativaly you can call the Museum on telephone number: +44(0)1621 843183

Archive Ref Type Document Description / Reference
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13 Log Book 2 x Unused Log Books
8 List 3 x Lists of Drawings for Dagenham Engines
135 Charts Agricultural Tractors
18 Folder 1 Air Compressors
131 Folder 111 Albin Motor Kristinhamn Sweden
19 Folder 2 Allis Chalmers Tractors
137 Folder 113 ASEA Industrial Robot System
129 Folder 110 Ashworth & Parker
109 Folder 92 Austin Motor Cars
94 Folder 77 Ball & Roller Bearings
108 Folder 91 Barnes, W.F. & John Co.
110 Folder 93 Batteries & Accumulators
54 Folder 37 Belliss & Morcom Engines
68 Folder 51 Bentall, E.H. & Co. Ltd.
140 Folder 116 Blackstone Engines
83 Folder 66 Boats & Barges
134 Logsheets Boiler MBH 1
81 Folder 64 Boilers & Boiler Fittings
20 Folder 3 Bradwell Models
144 Folder 102 Bradwell Nuclear Power Station
69 Folder 52 Briggs & Stratton Corporation. Engines
101 Folder 84 Britannia Company
21 Folder 4 Brotherhood, Peter Ltd. Turbines
141 Folder 117 Brush Electrical Engineering Co. Ltd.
98 Folder 81 Budenberg Gauge Co. Ltd.
22 Folder 5 Caerphilly Tar Works
139 Folder 115 Christy and Norris Ltd. Engineers - Chelmsford
70 Folder 53 Clocks
53 Folder 36 Coal Products & Byworth Boiler
23 Folder 6 Coventry Climax
24 Folder 7 Crossley Brothers Ltd.
97 Folder 80 Darby T.C.
74 Folder 57 Diesel Engines (Miscellaneous)
5 List Dimension Table for Double Efficiency - Geared Motors
78 Folder 61 Domestic Appliances
118 Folder 98 Dynomometers
65 Folder 48 Electrical Switch & Control Equipment
56 Folder 39 Electrical Test Gear
122 Folder 104 Ely-Ouse - Essex  Water Transfer Scheme
25 Folder 8 Engine Indicators
99 Folder 82 Engraving Machines
79 Folder 62 Essex & Suffolk Water (post 1995)
59 Folder 42 Evans, Joseph (Pumps)
125 Folder 107 Factories Acts 1937 & 1948
38 Folder 21 Farm Instruments (Miscellaneous)
121 Folder 103 Flying Boats Pictorial Display
27 Folder 10 Ford Industrial Engines
28 Folder 11 Fordson Tractors
29 Folder 12 Forklifts & Pallet Trucks
85 Folder 68 Foundry Equipment
143 Folder 119 Fraser & Chalmers Ltd. Earith Kent
142 Folder 118 G.E.C. Co.Ltd.
104 Folder 87 Gardner, L. & Sons Ltd.
102 Folder 85 Gas Turbines
103 Folder 86 Generating Sets (Miscellaneous)
132 Brochure Greater London Council
96 Folder 79 Griswold Circular Knitting Machine
39 Folder 22 Hand Tools
105 Folder 88 Hydrovane Compressors
112 Folder 95 Ingersoll-Rand
32 Folder 15 J.A.P. Industrial Engines
120 Folder 100 Kaeser Compressors
33 Folder 16 Kelvin-Ricardo Engines
136 Folder 112 Langford & Beeliegh Miniature Railway
124 Folder 106 Langford Site / MoP
15 Ledger Langham & Tiptree Pumping Stations
17 File Langham & Tiptree Pumping Stations
9 Log Book Langham High Lift Pumping Station
16 File Langham High Lift Pumping Station
10 Log Book Langham Low Lift Pumping Station
100 Folder 83 Lathes
34 Folder 17 Lawn Mowers
95 Folder 78 Lifting & Pulling Tackle & Slings
115 Folder 101 Lilleshall
6 List List of Drawings for Dagenham No.1 Engine
7 List List of Drawings for Dagenham No.2 Engine
31 Folder 14 Lister Engines
133 Boxfile Lowestoft Project
73 Folder 56 Lubrication & Lubricants
76 Folder 59 Machine Tools
36 Folder 19 Mather & Platt Ltd.
128 Folder 109 MDA Standards
119 Folder 99 Mechanical Engineering Measuring Equipment
37 Folder 20 Mirrlees Engines
71 Folder 54 Models
91 Folder 74 Museum Grounds, Plants etc
127 Boxfile Museum of Power
62 Folder 45 Musical Instruments
93 Folder 76 Office Equipment
41 Folder 24 Oil Engines
111 Folder 94 Paint & Varnish
58 Folder 41 Paxman Engines
117 Boxfiles Pearl Dot Workshop
42 Folder 25 Pearl Dot Workshops
43 Folder 26 Pearn Pumps
67 Folder 50 Perkins Engines
40 Folder 23 Petrol Engines
44 Folder 27 Petter & McLaren Engines
63 Folder 46 Petter Industrial & Agricultural Engines
107 Folder 90 Pickering Governers
82 Folder 65 Plant(Miscellaneous)
49 Folder 32 Power-Up (back issues)
88 Folder 71 Pumps: Dawson & Downie (Pumps)
35 Folder 18 Pumps: Lee Howell & Co. Ltd.
86 Folder 69 Pumps: Mumford Pumps
106 Folder 89 Pumps: Pulsometer
114 Folder 97 Pumps: Submersible
52 Folder 35 Pumps: Wier Pumps Ltd.
1 Letter Quote for 2KWhr Meters
113 Folder 96 Radio, TV & Video
90 Folder 73 Railways [Full Size] (Miscellaneous)
45 Folder 28 Ransomes Simms & Jefferies
2 Letter Re - 2 Direct Current Watthour Meters
60 Folder 43 Reader. E, & Sons
30 Folder 13 Recorders: George Kent Ltd.
4 Letter Reference Order Number E1.9872
126 Folder 108 Robey 'Lincoln' Boiler
55 Folder 38 Ruston Hornsby Engines
66 Folder 49 Simms Diesel Injectors & Pumps
77 Folder 60 Sinclair C5
80 Folder 63 Solid Fuels
123 Folder 105 South Essex Waterworks Company
46 Folder 29 Spital Road Pumps
87 Folder 70 Steam Engines (Stationary)
84 Folder 67 Steam Wagons
14 Contract Stour Supply Scheme
26 Folder 9 Stour Supply Scheme
130 Conveyance Stour Supply Scheme
47 Folder 30 Stuart / Stuart Turner Ltd.
48 Folder 31 Sulzer Engines
89 Folder 72 Technical Information (Miscellaneous)
3 Tender Tender for Provision of 200A, 240V DC - Watthour Meters
50 Folder 33 Thorneycroft Marine Engines
12 Log Book Tiptree Pumping Station
11 Log Book Tiptree Pumping Station
75 Folder 58 Traction Engines, Steam Wagons & Road Rollers
64 Folder 47 Tractors: Ota Tractors
51 Folder 34 Villiers & Norton Villiers Engines
57 Folder 40 Vire Engines (Finland)
72 Folder 55 Wavepower
92 Folder 75 Windmills & Windpower
138 Folder 114 Wolseley Engines
61 Folder 44 Worthing-Simpson Ltd.
     

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