Inverted Vertical Steam Engine, 1848-1850

Made:
1848-1850 in England
maker:
James Hall Nasmyth

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Model, or small example, of Nasmyth's steam hammer, or inverted, type of engine, 1848-1850, single cylinder.

Details

Category:
Motive Power
Object Number:
1941-3
Materials:
brass, cast iron, complete, copper, steel and wrought iron
Measurements:
flywheel diameter: 472 mm
overall weight:
type:
steam engines
credit:
Dickinson, H.W.