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Marine Steam Engine Model - Quadruple-Expansion, 1928 Object Reg. No: ST 16887

Summary:
Inverted vertical surface-condensing quadruple-expansion four-cylinder reciprocating marine steam engine model. Purchased from James Struthers, Renfrew, Scotland, 05/03/1928. With surface condenser, Stephensons link motion and vacuum pump, also marine type thrust bearings on outer end of crankshaft. Mounted on metal stand with electric motor and chain-drive mechanism fitted to object about 1991 when it was being prepared for an interactive display at Scienceworks.
Discipline: Technology
Dimensions: 5150 mm (Height), 3500 mm (Width), 5750 mm (Length)
Dimension Comment: Overall dimesions include model metal stand and drive mechanism added to model for display at Scienceworks circa 1991.

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Tagged with: marine engineering, marine steam engines, model steam engines, scale models, steam engines
Themes this item is part of: Engineering Collection, Transport Collection
Primary Classification: WATER TRANSPORT
Secondary Classification: Steam Power
Tertiary Classification: model marine engines
Modelmaker: James Struthers - James Struthers, Renfrew, Scotland, Great Britain, by 1923

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