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Steam Engine Pump Valve, 1874, Patent Model

Steam Engine Pump Valve, 1874, Patent Model

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Object Name
steam engine pump valve, model
patent model, valve gear, steam engine
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patent date
Rogers, Charles
place made
United States: Pennsylvania, Allegheny
associated place
United States: Pennsylvania, Pittsburgh, Allegheny City
overall - from catalog card: 8 1/2 in x 12 in x 2 in; 21.59 cm x 30.48 cm x 5.08 cm
overall: 8 3/8 in x 11 7/8 in x 2 in; 21.2725 cm x 30.1625 cm x 5.08 cm
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Work and Industry: Mechanical and Civil Engineering
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National Museum of American History
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