Model Steam Engine

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Description (Brief)
This horizontal model steam engine was manufactured by an unknown maker in the early 20th century. The engine has a slide valve and 7.5-inch flywheel.
Location
Currently not on view
Physical Description
brass (overall material)
cast iron (flywheel material)
wood (base material)
Measurements
cylinder-from catalog card: 2 1/4 in x 3/4 in; x 5.715 cm x 1.905 cm
flywheel-from catalog card: 7 1/2 in; x 19.05 cm
base: 14 in x 5 1/4 in; x 35.56 cm x 13.335 cm
overall: 7 1/2 in x 14 in x 5 1/4 in; 19.05 cm x 35.56 cm x 13.335 cm
ID Number
MC.329023
catalog number
329023
accession number
278175
Credit Line
Bequest of the Estate of Greville I. Bathe
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Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

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