Single-Cylinder Drop Valve Engine, c1900.

Made:
1867-1933 in Lincoln

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Model, scale 1:12, of Robey 450 hp type "E" horizontal drop valve steam engine made by D. W. Gale of Lincoln.

The drop-valve steam engine was one of the most efficient reciprocating engine designs. Developed in England, Robey of Lincoln became one of its principal makers. This model represents a full-size engine built by Robey, and was made by one of Robey’s workshop foremen

Details

Category:
Motive Power
Object Number:
1976-7
Materials:
brass, cast steel, complete, copper, paint and steel
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type:
models
credit:
Christie's South Kensington Limited