Toy Steam Engine

Description (Brief)
This walking beam engine model was manufactured by Stuart Models of Guernsey, Channel Islands, United Kingdom during the early 20th century. The model is a Watts “walking beam” that powers a flywheel. The engine can run when hooked up to a power source such as a boiler or compressed air.
Currently not on view
Object Name
engine, steam
Physical Description
cast iron (overall material)
brass (plate material)
overall: 11 1/2 in x 14 1/2 in x 6 5/8 in; 29.21 cm x 36.83 cm x 16.8275 cm
ID Number
catalog number
accession number
Engineering Steam Toys and Models
Engineering, Building, and Architecture
Family & Social Life
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Work and Industry: Mechanical and Civil Engineering
Engineering Steam Toys and Models
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center
Credit Line
Bequest of the Estate of Greville i. Bathe
maker referenced
Maass, Eleanor A.. Greville Bathe's "Theatre of Machines": The Evolution of a Scholar and His Collection
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