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Beam Engines (Shire 15)

Written by T.E. Crowley

These early form of steam engines had a large rocking beam on top to transfer the power from the piston to the crank or the pump.

Published by Shire Publications. This little booklet gives a comprehensive introduction to the Beam engine, from Thomas Newcomen to John Smeaton, and the later rotative engines. From the 1790's through to the 19th century.

Code No. 001036, 32 pages, ISBN 074780544X, $10.00

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Shire   Steam  
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