Creators Vertical Oscillating Steam Engine Casting Kit with Drawings
Type of engine: Steam engine
Date originated: 1885
Designer: Cretor’s Engine Company Chicago IL
Bore and stroke: 1 inch bore and 2-inch stroke
Materials: cast aluminum
Flywheel: 6.5 inches
Number of engines built: 300+
Description: This steam engine was designed to power peanut and popcorn street wagons. Back in the day no electricity was available to run mechanical devices. The only source of energy was steam. The simple engine design favors the beginning home shop machinist with limited tools.
Print type: Hand drawn blue prints
- 11 in. High (To top of flywheel)
- 1 in. Dia Cylinder Bore
- 6 1/2 in. Dia Flywheel
- 9 Aluminum Castings
- Shipping Weight: Approximately 7 lbs.