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Davey Paxman Engine; Davey Paxman & Co Ltd; 1998.253.1

Davey Paxman Engine; Davey Paxman & Co Ltd; 1998.253.1
Name/Title
Davey Paxman Engine
About this object
Portable steam traction engine.
Maker Role
Manufacturer
Place Made
England
Medium and Materials
Metal
Measurements
5m length, 2m width, 3.6m height
Subject and Association Description
Maker's Number 20428. 9 iich by 15 inch cylinders. Boiler no AD 19915, 20.2 HP 140lb pressure. At Mount Maunganui from 1922-1927, then Waikoua 1927 - 1930. Lay idle until 1936. Was then owned and operated by Miles Bro's Mill in Hawkes Bay until 1987. Completion of restoration by volunteer Engine Enthusiasts at The Kauri Museum, June 1998.
Credit Line
Gift of Timberlands
Object Type
Traction engine
Object number
1998.253.1

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Colchester
Davey Paxman
portable
steam engine
traction engine


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