Threshing machine driven by steam

Contributed by The Devon Show

Threshing machine driven by steam

Bob took 15 years to build this one sixth size machine. It was a labour of love and it is an accurate classic replica of an 1895 general purpose engine. Bob is an engineer with a farming background. The tiny machine can pull two men on a trolley and has also pulled a Vauxhall Astra car on level ground. He uses it to demonstrate the sheer power of steam locomotion.

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Location

Devon

Culture
Period

1991

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Size
H:
20cm
W:
15cm
D:
15cm
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