Toy Engine

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.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
engine and boiler, steam
engine and boiler, steam, model
model, steam engine and boiler
Measurements
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
ID Number
MC.329018
catalog number
329018
accession number
278175
Credit Line
Bequest of the Estate of Greville I. Bathe
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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