All of the images here are in the public domain in the USA, with sources as indicated.
Often the originals are too large to present online. Click (or right-click to download) on each image for a larger (if not as large as possible) version.
The images which serve as links to other documents on this site are described on the "About the Images" pages for those linked documents.
From Jamieson, Andrew. A Text-Book on Steam and Steam Engines: Specially Arranged for the Use of Science and Art, City and Guilds of London Institute, and Other Engineering Students . London: Charles Griffin and Company, 1886. Scanned by the author from the original.
This is a represents "Watt's Model [steam engine] in Glasgow University," a model of a Newcomen-style atmospheric steam engine which Watt was called upon to repair in the 1760s and the analysis of which played an important role in his work on steam engines.
All portions of this document not noted otherwise are Copyright © 2006-2010 by David M. MacMillan and Rollande Krandall.
Circuitous Root is a Registered Trademark of David M. MacMillan and Rollande Krandall.
This work is licensed under the Creative Commons "Attribution - ShareAlike" license. See http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0/ for its terms.
Presented originally by Circuitous Root®
Select Resolution: 0 [other resolutions temporarily disabled due to lack of disk space]