Victorian Metal Models Aveling 1858 traction engine

(1 entry)

TSB Entry: 1174
Approx. Date: 1976-1986
Owner: Roly Williams
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Notes: This model is based on a portable engine converted for self-propulsion by Thomas Aveling in 1858. The maker of this model describes it as a traction engine but I don't think that Aveling ever did. This type of engine is usually described as a self-propelled portable.