Type - Miniature Portable (non-self propelled) Engine
Manufacturer - F. Clarke & Co. Canterbury
Cylinder - ?" Bore & ?" Stroke
Governor - Centrifugal
Flywheel - ft Diameter
Transmission - Belt drive from Flywheel and water taken from the oversized boiler feed pump.
Although we describe this engine as miniature, it is no model. It is a full sized commercial engine, it just so happens that it is the same size as those currently owned by Model Engineers.
The engine was used on a fair ground in a shooting gallery, where it powered floating ducks, ping-pong balls in fountains and the like.
The original boiler was make from wrought iron, and has survived. Its construction in interesting as it includes both riveting and forge welding.
It was restored and given a new boiler in 1972 , and appeared at a number of Steam Rallies for a time thereafter.
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