Engine Models

Ericcson Hot Air Engine

This quarter-scale working engine model was made by R. Key, and could be used to drive light machinery.

L: 49,5 cm

W: 29 cm

H: 66 cm

Gas Engine

Made in 1910, full size. Small workshop engines often powered by coal gas, ignited by a spark or hot tube. This example would probably have been used to drive a small machine tool such as a lathe.

L: 47 cm

W: 18 cm

H: 40 cm