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Steam gauge

Description

Steam gauge for measuring steam pressure on experimental steam ship. Round steel or tin base w/ dial painted white w/ black details. Glass over dial.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1860-1880
Inscriptions
Painted on dial: ""COMPLIMENTS OF/ OLDS GASOLINE ENGINE WORKS/ E. H. SHEPHERD/ MANAGER/ 7175 WASHINGTON ST. NORTH/ BOSTON, MASS./ WRITE FOR CATALOGUE/ AMESBURY THERMOMETER CO""
Associated Building
Original to Castle Tucker (Wiscasset, Me.).
Material
steel (alloy)
tin (metal)
Object type
Weights & Measures T&E
Places
Massachusetts (United States)
Descriptive terms
GAUGE
gauges
Steel
steel (alloy)
Tin
tin (metal)
People and organizations
Olds Gasoline Engine Works
Dimensions
1.375 (H), 5.875 (diameter) (inches)
Accession Number
1998.5475
Credit Line
Gift of Miss Jane S. Tucker
GUSN
21216

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