Beam Engine

This model is based on the Stuart Turner live steam beam engine (a model on the same scale). It took first prize in a competition held at a local Meccano club. Some of the parts were donated by Mike Chrisp.


  • Watts Parallel Motion (invented in 1784)
  • Eccentric-driven Slide Valve
  • Flywheel-driven Speed Governor
  • Steam Boiler
  • Overhead Shafting (90° rotation)
  • Extension Reverse Shafting
  • Mamod Shafting Standards

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