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Description
Working model of a single cylinder, horizontal steam engine - reversible. A small lever on the side can be moved to reverse the engine. The engine drives a small water pump. There is a governor on top which is in the shape of a pair folding levers and metal balls. The levers flare out as the engine turns faster.
Collection
Media/Materials
Processed Material/Metal
Processed Material/Metal/Alloy/Copper Alloy/Brass
Organic/Vegetal/Wood
Accession No
2006.272
Credit Line
Model Steam Engine, 2006.272. The Museum of Transport and Technology (MOTAT).
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