A well engineered model of the steam driven turbo fan unit used on the Metropolitan Railway, circa 1860, built by Sidney Bowles, Chief Engineer. Measurements overall --14 5/8 x 14in. (37.2 x 35.5 cm)

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A well engineered model of the steam driven turbo fan unit used on the Metropolitan Railway, circa 1860, built by Sidney Bowles, Chief Engineer. Measurements overall --14 5/8 x 14in. (37.2 x 35.5 cm)
With metal clad single cylinder two pillar vertical engine 1in. bore x 1in. stroke, dummy cylinder head lubricator, drain cocks and fine pipework, ratchet operated lubricator, rear frame incorporated slipper type crosshead guide, lagged main steam line, main stop valve, two bearing crankshaft, disc flywheel, shaft coupling to two bearing fan drive shaft, fan and riveted and bolted ducting. Finished in grey and polished brightwork, composition base

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