Davey Paxman Engine; Davey Paxman & Co Ltd; 1998.253.1

Name/Title

Davey Paxman Engine

About this object

Portable steam traction engine.

Maker

Davey Paxman & Co Ltd

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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