Steam gauge

Collection Type

  • Tools and equipment

Date

1860-1880

GUSN

GUSN-21216

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

Descriptive Terms

gauges
steel (alloy)
tin (metal)
Steel
Tin
GAUGE

Inscription

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.),

People and Organizations

Olds Gasoline Engine Works

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Weights & Measures T&E

Dimensions

1.375 (H), 5.875 (diameter) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Jane S. Tucker

Accession Number

1998.5475

Places

Massachusetts (United States)