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Steam Traction Engine Model - Quinlivan 4WD Undertype, Coghill's Creek, Victoria, circa 1906 Reg. No: ST 025814
- Four-wheel-drive steam traction engine with engine mounted under the boiler. Designed and built by Thomas Quinlivan, Coghill's Creek, Victoria, about 1906. Assistance rendered by Mr. Cowley, Johnson and Son's Tyne Foundry and the Victorian Government. Original engine was used at the Maffra sugar beet factory. Scale working model built to demonstrate practicality and effectiveness of invention.
- Four-wheel-drive steam traction engine with engine mounted under the boiler.
- Acquisition Information:
- Donation from E. Quinlivan, 1965
|Dimensions:||64.00 cm (Height), 29.00 cm (Width), 35.00 cm (Length)|
|Dimension Comment:||Measurement From Conservation. Measuring Method: Maximum dimensions|
|Tagged with:||steam engines, steam traction engines, tractors, foundries, engineering works, australian innovations, my gg grandfather founded johnsons tyne foundry who assisted in building your g grandfather s engine. lynne ravenhall ravenhall bigpond.com|
|Themes this item is part of:||Engineering Collection, Sustainable Futures Collection|
|Primary Classification:||AGRICULTURE & RURAL LIFE|
|Secondary Classification:||Steam Power|
|Tertiary Classification:||model steam engines|
|Creator:||Mr Crowley, Australia, circa 1906
2. Assisted in creation of model?
|Inventor:||Mr Thomas Quinlivan, Coghill's Creek, Victoria, Australia, circa 1906
Inventor & Creator.