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Steam Engine - Tangye Single Cylinder Horizontal

From the Collection of Puffing Billy Railway School Rd Menzies Creek Victoria

Description
Steam Engine - Cast Iron (painted) Steel (raw) Bronze (Raw) Timber (Oiled)
Size
Length Overall: 6' 4 3/4" ( 1950 mm ) Width: 3' 9 1/4" ( 1150 mm ) Height: 3' 8 7/8" ( 1140 mm )
Object Registration
000009
Keywords
puffing billy, steam, rmit, tangye, horizontal engine
Historical information
Builders Number 4767
Used for steam engine driving instruction at the Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology

build date of approximately 1884 +/- 1 year.
worked out from http://www.internationalsteam.co.uk/mills/burmamill22.htm

Donated by The Royal Melbourne Institute of technology in 1969

Of Interest : The Vertical and Horizontal Tangye engines on display are of the design that won a Gold Medallion at the Paris Industrial Exhibition of 1878.
Made By
Tangye (Maker), Tangye Bros (Maker)
Significance
Historic - Industrial Steam Engine Equipment
Inscriptions & Markings
Tangye Birmingham
Last updated
5 Jun 2019 at 12:46PM