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Beam engine, c 1840.

Exton, David

Beam engine, c 1840.
4 0 c m
actual image size: 23cm x 32cm


This single cylinder engine is of excellent quality, although its maker is unknown. It is typical of the small engines used to drive many small workshops and small businesses.

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