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B1728 Working model of a single-cylinder horizontal steam engine, metal / wood, housed in a wooden case, made by Stephen Coulson, before 1960. Click to enlarge.

Model of single cylinder horizontal steam engine made by Stephen Coulson

    This is a model of a single-cylinder horizontal steam engine. This type of engine was used to run all sorts of equipment via a belt attached to its drive pulley. The model was made by Stephen Coulson and donated to the Museum by Mrs H. Cowen.

    Summary

    Object No.

    B1728

    Object Statement

    Working model of a single-cylinder horizontal steam engine, metal / wood, housed in a wooden case, made by Stephen Coulson, before 1960

    Physical Description

    Working model of a single-cylinder horizontal steam engine, metal / wood, housed in a wooden case, made by Stephen Coulson, before 1960

    Features a finished steam jacketed cylinder and crankshaft mounted on a cast-iron bed. On the crankshaft are a flywheel pulley and two eccentrics. Polished wood base, model is housed in a wooden case measuring 19 1/2" x 8 1/2" x 8 1/4".

    Source

    Credit Line

    Gift of H Cowen 1969

    Acquisition Date

    6 February 1969

    Cite this Object

    Harvard

    Model of single cylinder horizontal steam engine made by Stephen Coulson 2021, Museum of Applied Arts & Sciences, accessed 9 February 2023, <https://ma.as/208663>

    Wikipedia

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