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

Object Type

Weights & Measures T&E

Dimensions

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

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Jane S. Tucker

Accession Number

1998.4157

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