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Uploaded on May 19, 2007
This is an eight cylinder double acting opposed piston diesel engine, type DM884ws-150, built by Burmeister and Wain in 1933 for the H C Orsted Power Station in Copenhagen. For 30 years it was the most powerful in the world. It is still in running order and started on the first Sunday of each month for visitors to the DieselHouse Museum Cyl bore 840mm stroke 1500 mm rpm 115 engine is 24.5 mts long, 12.5 mts high and weighs 1,400 tonnes