Side Lever Engine

A type of beam steam engine designed to be compact, with a low centre of gravity. Used both in pumping stations and to drive paddle wheels in early steamships. 

L: 39 cm

W: 17 cm

H: 40 cm


Steam Engine Model 

Scale exhibition model horizontal tandem compound mill engine of 1880.

L: 70.5 cm

W: 31 cm

H: 25 cm


Trevithick’s High Pressure Engine

The pioneering use of high-pressure steam by Richard Trevithick (1771-1833) enabled steam engines to be more compact and portable, and thus led directly to locomotive development. 

L: 50 cm

W: 29 cm

H: 75 cm