Steam gauge

Collection Type

  • Tools and equipment

Date

1860-1880

GUSN

GUSN-21217

Description

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

Details

Descriptive Terms

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

Inscription

Painted on dial: ""ASHCROFT MFG. CO./ BOSTON, U.S.A./ NO 7/ 47957""

Associated Building

Original to Castle Tucker (Wiscasset, Me.),

Maker

Ashcroft Mfg. Co. (Maker)

Location of Origin

Boston, MA, USA

Dimensions

2.25 (H), 5.875 (diameter) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Jane S. Tucker

Accession Number

1998.4157

Places

Massachusetts (United States)