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Title: W. Sisson & Co. triple simple steam engine

Accession Number: 1993.106.21
Category: ENGINES
Type: steam engine
Maker: W. Sisson & Company
Place: England, Gloucester
Date: 1901
Materials:
Description: Steam engine; W. Sisson & Company triple expansion steam engine; engine includes radial valve gear; stamped into I.P. cylinder: "W. Sisson & Co., Gloucester / #12 (plus unidentifiable numbers); bed plate painted green. engine number 612, built in 1901; installed in Thames River [England] passenger steamer READING, operated by Salter Brothers of Oxford, England; engine removed from READING in 1962.

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