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Steam Engine

From the Collection of Maldon Vintage Machinery Museum Inc Vincents Road Maldon Victoria

Description
Large 4 wheeled 9 HP single cylinder (horizontal) steam engine, designed to be towed. Front wheels smaller than rear.
Folding smoke stack with spark arrestor.
Fire box and smoke stack painted black, boiler and steam cylinder green, wheels grey.
In working order but engine is connected to an independent steam/air source to be operated for display purposes.
150 cm flywheel on LHS looking forward toward the front.
Timber front turntable and back brake pad assembly.
Brass water drain tap on firebox. Also other brass fittings on firebox.
Size
H 265 x W 190 x L 395 cm
Object Registration
VMVM 81
Keywords
machinery - engines - steam
Historical information
Restored by Maldon Flywheelers Association.
Originally owned and used by Zemster Brothers of "Brook Mount" Shellbourne.
When Made
1877
Significance
Known as "Aunty Jack"
Inscriptions & Markings
On brass ring near top of firebox:- "Serial No. 5672, Marshal Sons & Co. / Limited / Engineers / Gainsborough England".
Metal plate on front turntable:- "Restoration of the Front Undercarriage / and retubing of the boiler by / Castlemaine Technical School / 1979".
Cast in relief on wheel hubs:- "Marshal Sons & Co. Gainsborough".
Last updated
21 Jan 2018 at 11:55AM