Marine Engine Collection of Mystic Seaport


William Laycock Co. The Kriebel Engine


Engine Builder:
Model: The Kriebel Engine
Make: William Laycock Co.
Inboard/Outboard: Inboard
Engine Type: Steam - Occilating
Production Date:
Engine Design: Other
Overall Condition: Fair
Rebuilt/Restored: Over Restored
Horsepower: 6
Cylinders: 2
Bore:
Stoke:
Coolant:
Accession:1993.67

Remarks: Double simple, occilating steam engine. Cylinders swing on a pivot. Purchased by vendor from an estate in Wisconsin. At MSM pipe plug placed in exhaust to seal engine and a modern, lower head bolt placed in aft cylinder to replace the missing original. No paint except for traces of red primer on inside. Built in Libertyville, IL. Mr Gobel stated that he did not alter the engine in any way. Engine was suitable to power a 26 to 30 foot launch.


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