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Toy Steam Engine

Toy Steam Engine

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Description (Brief)
This walking beam engine model was manufactured by Stuart Models of Guernsey, Channel Islands, United Kingdom during the early 20th century. The model is a Watts “walking beam” that powers a 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
Physical Description
cast iron (overall material)
brass (plate material)
Measurements
overall: 11 1/2 in x 14 1/2 in x 6 5/8 in; 29.21 cm x 36.83 cm x 16.8275 cm
ID Number
MC.329029
catalog number
329029
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
Engineering, Building, and Architecture
Family & Social Life
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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