Toy Engine

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Description (Brief)
This model engine is a vertical engine with a 2.5-inch flywheel on top of an oil-can boiler. This engine 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.
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flywheel-from catalog card: 2 1/2 in; x 6.35 cm
overall-from catalog card: 7 in; 17.78 cm
overall: 7 1/4 in x 4 1/4 in; 18.415 cm x 10.795 cm
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Bequest of the Estate of Greville I. Bathe
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Data Source
National Museum of American History


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