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Steaming Weekend, Engine Museum

See Ryhope Engine Museum's huge 100 horsepower steam beam engines in action. The Museum is regarded as one of the finest industrial monuments in the North East of England, and is in a Grade II (starred) listed building.

As well as the beam engines, built by R & W Hawthorn, are three 'Lancashire' boilers of 1908, two of which are in regular use, a blacksmith's forge, a waterwheel, numerous steam engines and pumps, waterworks accessories such as depth recorders, and many items concerned with the distribution and uses of water in home and industry.

 
There will be a classic car rally on 16 April  and 29 October with over 100 classic cars on display.

Time: 11am - 4pm

Price: FREE

 

Locations

Ryhope pumping house, Waterworks road, Ryhope, Sunderland, Tyne and wear, SR2 0ND

3.06 miles  
  01914838234    
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