Fun with Steam Engine

Today Harry and I played with an antique German steam engine. It’s a toy that’s been in his family for a couple generations.

While some of the components were missing, the steam engine still worked wonderfully!

steam engine

The top metal tank holds water, which is heated by the furnace below. The generated steam will travel through a metal pipe to the piston, which will then turn the wheel.

Check it out in action:

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