Patent Model - Reaction Rotary Steam-Engine

Maker and role
Francis Mills (b.1820), Patentee
Production date
Aug 26 1870
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Object detail

Iron, wood, brass
8 3/4 x 3 3/4 x 10 7/8" (22.2 x 9.5 x 27.6cm)
12 x 6 x 12" (30.5 x 15.2 x 30.5cm)
Mills states, "Thus, I have steam working expansively against steam under nearly the same conditions as in the modern piston engine, without its great cost and complication, and, I think, without its percentage of waste." (Patent Number 107,078)
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