“Iron Maiden” Steam Traction Engine

“Iron Maiden” Steam Traction Engine

Craftsman: Stephen J. King

Knapp Collection #: 242

Catalog #: 2011.27.23

Contributor: Paul Knapp 

The “Iron Maiden” steam traction engine is a reversible double acting engine with a .4-inch bore, 1.25-inch stroke, and a 25:1 drive ratio with a clutch.

1/4 Scale Cushman 711 Scooter

1/4 Scale Cushman 711 Scooter

Craftsman: Daniel "Buzz" Brunkow

Catalog #: 2013.34.1

Contributor: Daniel "Buzz" Brunkow

This 1/4 scale model Cushman 711 scooter was built to a high level of detail, capturing the fun of an era when motorized two-wheel transportation was a little simpler.

1880 Dutch Fire Pump

1880 Dutch Fire Pump

Craftsman: Merl Thurman 

Catalog #: 2016.12.1 

Donor: Merl Thurman 

This 1/8 scale model 1880 Dutch fire pump was modeled after a pump built by H. Belder, a fire engine manufacturer in Amsterdam, Netherlands.

3/4″-Scale Live Steam 4-6-4 Locomotive 

3/4″-Scale Live Steam 4-6-4 Locomotive 

Craftsman: Robert Earl "Toby" Rutherford

Catalog #: 2015.19.1 

Contributor: Don Rutherford 

Toby Rutherford built this coal burning steam engine from scratch using plans by Martin S. Lewis of “Little Engines.”

4-8-4 Wooden Steam Locomotive & Tender

4-8-4 Wooden Steam Locomotive & Tender

Craftsman: Eckhard Fadtke

Catalog #: 2019.2.1

Donor: Eckhard Fadtke

This wooden model 4-4-8 steam locomotive & tender features an abundance of detail in the woodworking.

Adler Locomotive Model

Adler Locomotive Model

Craftsman: Szymon Klimek

Catalog #: 2010.21.1

Donor: Szymon Klimek

This unique miniature Adler locomotive blends model making, art, and jewelry all into one project.

Ann Arbor Hay Press Wagon

Ann Arbor Hay Press Wagon

Craftsman: Birk Petersen

Catalog #: 2016.15.89

Donor: Mark Petersen

This model represents a piece of farm equipment that was used to scoop up hay and compress it into bales.

Bobber V-Twin Custom Motorcycle

Bobber V-Twin Custom Motorcycle

Craftsman: Stephen J. King

Knapp Collection #: 412

Catalog #: 2016.8.9

Contributor: Paul Knapp

This Bobber V-twin custom motorcycle measures just 13″-long. It’s powered by a custom-built 7cc side-valve 120-degree V-twin.

British MK IV Battle Tank

British MK IV Battle Tank

Craftsman: Stephen J. King

Knapp Collection #: 243

Catalog #: 2011.27.24

Contributor: Paul Knapp 

This 1/16 scale model British MK IV battle tank was built from 1/16 steel sheet, and over 1,200 steel rivets were made and set by hand.

CASE Steam Engine Tractor

CASE Steam Engine Tractor

Craftsman: Kay Tillman

Catalog #: 2018.45.1

Donor: Jeff Tillman

Kay Tillman built this miniature rendition of the famous CASE steam engine tractor.

Hole Boring Bus 

Hole Boring Bus 

Craftsman: Micah Carrillo 

Catalog #: 2019.7.1 

Contributor: Micah Carrillo 

Micah Carillo designed and built this unique hole boring bus which has a sliding and rotating mechanism.

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