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Steam Engine Model - Paddlesteamer, 1934 Object Reg. No: ST 019488

Compound type diagonal marine steam engine driving a set of paddlewheels. Entire unit mounted in a cross section of ship's hull. This type of engine was used in large, seagoing steam vessels during the late 19th and early 20th century. The paddles are fitted with a feathering device to improve efficiency. Model scale 1:16. Model purchased from James Struthers, Renfrew, Scotland, 27/02/1934.
Discipline: Technology
Dimensions: 450 mm (Height), 620 mm (Width), 725 mm (Length)

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Tagged with: marine steam engines, model steam engines, modelmaking, paddle steamers, steam engines, what they look like
Themes this item is part of: Engineering Collection, Transport Collection
Primary Classification: WATER TRANSPORT
Secondary Classification: Steam Power
Tertiary Classification: marine engines
Model Scale: 1:16
Modelmaker: James Struthers - James Struthers, Renfrew, Scotland, Great Britain, by 1934

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