Toy Steam Engine

Toy Steam Engine

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Description (Brief)
This brass engine model was made by an unknown maker in the early 20th century. The model is a “walking beam” engine with a 7-inch diameter flywheel. The engine can run when hooked up to a power source such as a boiler or compressed air.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
engine, steam
engine, steam, toy
toy, engine, steam
toy, engine steam
Physical Description
brass (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 11 in x 6 1/4 in x 11 1/2 in; 27.94 cm x 15.875 cm x 29.21 cm
overall - from catalog card: 11 in x 12 in x 6 1/2 in; 27.94 cm x 30.48 cm x 16.51 cm
ID Number
MC.329030
catalog number
329030
accession number
278175
Credit Line
Bequest of the Estate of Greville I. Bathe
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Work and Industry: Mechanical and Civil Engineering
Engineering Steam Toys and Models
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Family & Social Life
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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