A rare paddleboat steam engine, this is a large long-stroke horizontal compound that has been removed from a boat and undergone significant restoration work.
Now available for sale, this unusual engine will no doubt find a suitable home.
Price On Application
REIDS Twin High Pressure Marine Engine
By Reids of Glasgow, c1900.
2.5″ + 2.5″ x 4″ Cylinders
Slide valves with link reversing gear.
For sale in good condition.
Single Cylinder Steam Engine 1¾” x 2¾”
Approx 1¾” x 2¾” Cylinder
A German made vertical reversing steam engine, set up as a stationary engine with governor mechanism, but could also be used in a steam boat.
A very nicely made and attractive little engine.
23″ high overall including wooden base.
TWIN HIGH PRESSURE Marine Engine
2″ + 2″ x 4 1/4″ Cylinders
29″ High, Base 12″ x 12″.
Solid disc flywheel.
In good condition.
OUTRIDGES PATENT Rotary Steam Launch Engine
This is an extremely rare, vane type reversable steam engine of around 4 – 5 H.P. believed made to Outridges patent in the mid 1880’s.
Designed for small, high speed river launches, these rotaty engines were claimed to provide an excellent power to weight ratio and to achieve the then unheard of speed of 12 1/4 m.p.h!
SIMPSON STRICKLAND Tandem Compound Launch Engine
Cylinders 3″ + 1 1/2″ x 3″
Overall 29″ High x 10″ Long x 11″ Wide.
This is an extremely unusual, if not unique tandem compound marine steam engine, with reversing gear and integral boiler feed and air pumps. Throught to be by Simpson Strickland of Dartmouth, c1900. This engine is of an elegant design suitable for a small Thames type launch, and with it’s small footprint and low weight will provide an excellent power to weight/space ratio.