Beam Engine Model

Description (Brief)
This brass steam engine model was made by an unknown maker in the early 20th century. The vertical engine powers the walking beam, which is connected to two flywheels.
Currently not on view
Object Name
engine, steam
Physical Description
brass (overall material)
wood (base material)
overall: 10 1/8 in x 11 5/8 in x 5 in; 25.7175 cm x 29.5275 cm x 12.7 cm
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Work and Industry: Mechanical and Civil Engineering
Engineering Steam Toys and Models
Engineering, Building, and Architecture
Family & Social Life
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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