Toy Steam Engine and Windmill

Toy Steam Engine and Windmill

<< >>
Usage conditions apply
Downloads
Description (Brief)
This steam engine toy was manufactured by an unknown maker during the early 20th century. The toy consists of a horizontal boiler that powers an engine and flywheel. A string attaches the toy windmill to the drive shaft of the engine that allowed the windmill’s blades to turn.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
windmill
windmill, toy
Physical Description
tin (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 6 1/2 in x 11 1/4 in x 3 1/4 in; 16.51 cm x 28.575 cm x 8.255 cm
ID Number
MC.329061
catalog number
329061
accession number
278175
Credit Line
Bequest of the Estate of Greville I. Bathe
See more items in
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
Nominate this object for photography.   

Our collection database is a work in progress. We may update this record based on further research and review. Learn more about our approach to sharing our collection online.

If you would like to know how you can use content on this page, see the Smithsonian's Terms of Use. If you need to request an image for publication or other use, please visit Rights and Reproductions.

Comments

Add a comment about this object