Model Engine

Description (Brief)
This toy engine consists of a vertical duplex oscillating engine that consists of some homemade parts and some parts from the J.E. Stevens Company. The donor of this item, Greville Bathe, was a machinist who would fashion his own parts to complete engines and models. The engine could be powered by an external boiler.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
engine, steam
engine, steam, model
model, steam engine
Measurements
overall: 4 1/8 in x 4 1/2 in x 1 7/8 in; 10.4775 cm x 11.43 cm x 4.7625 cm
flywheel - from catalog card: 1 1/2 in; x 3.81 cm
overall - from catalog card: 4 1/8 in; 10.4775 cm
ID Number
MC*329016
catalog number
329016
accession number
278175
subject
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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