Single-cylinder 7 nominal horsepower (h.p.) portable steam engine model with locomotive type multitubular boiler, by Ransomes & Sims, Ipswich, Suffolk, England. This is a scale model of the builder's 1859 design.

Associated horse-shafts for engine and tools (x4) for firing and cleaning are registered as parts .2-.6 of same object.

The model belongs to a set of miniature working models that were exhibited at Victorian agricultural shows to promote the firm's products, before being acquired by the museum's director at the time Frederick McCoy.

Physical Description

Moveable steam engine on four wheels with tall chimney at front.

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