Working model and accessories of a tank locomotive engine, for use in Egypt, 1862, (scale 1:8); screw jack, four flags, set of fire bars, shovel, 3 firing irons, rail gauge and 3 lamps. Model represents a tank engine built in 1862 at Alexandria, by Jeffrey Bey, for working the train service between Alexandria and Suez.
The various accessories of a locomotive are also represented in this model, including a traversing screw jack, the stoking and firing irons, fire bars, and lanterns. The engine is provided with a hand brake which acts on the driving wheels, and a light cab is fitted over the footplate to give shelter from the intense heat of the Egyptian sun.
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- model locomotive
- vehicles and vehicle components
- Jeffrey, T.
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