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Four column beam engine - stock code 8577

A four column beam engine to Tubal Cain's "Mary" design, a well-proportioned model mounted on a wooden base.

The work of an experienced engineer, we sold his 4 inch scale Garrett agricultural engine back in 2009.

The beam engine was the last model he built - in failing health and having lost his eyesight, in truth it's remarkable he did as good as job as you see, however machining is to a pedestrian standard, paintwork is poor.

The engine turns over freely, with a good deal of squeaking from dry bearings. We'd consider this one a restoration job - it needs to be pulled apart completely, overhauled and repainted.

length/inches 18
width/inches 9
height/inches 15
wheel material cast iron 8 inch diameter
cylinder material cast iron
valve type slide
governor type Watt