in 1888 for beginners, Model Engine-Making is a fascinating and
comprehensive guide to building your first steam engine. While steam
is no longer the most important power of the day, this
book remains a fascinating in-depth resource for those with either
a theoretical or practical interest in building and using small
steam engines. Included within this book are over 100 detailed diagrams
drawn by the author to illustrate the process of building each engine,
- A simple
single-action oscillating cylinder engine
- More complex horizontal and vertical slide-valve engines
- Launch, marine, and locomotive engines
- And finally, even a model boiler!
you are a model engine aficionado or love learning about the history
of steam engines, this long-standing classic should be in your library.