Baker Fan

Baker Fan

Craftsman: Rudy Kouhoupt

This small Baker fan was originally used to put a test work load on a steam engine by way of resistance from the fan blades moving through the air.

Belt-Driven Log Splitter

Belt-Driven Log Splitter

Craftsman: Rudy Kouhoupt

This miniature belt-driven log splitter is just one of many labor saving devices that could be powered with the belt drive from a steam engine.

CO2 Cartridge Puncture Tool

CO2 Cartridge Puncture Tool

Craftsman: Unknown

Catalog #: 2013.9.1

Donor: Donald Holcomb

This tool was used to puncture one end of a CO2 cartridge for running early model tether cars and airplanes.

GBN Toy Steam Machine Shop

GBN Toy Steam Machine Shop

Craftsman: Gebruder Bing Nurnberg

Catalog #: 2011.16.1

Donor: William and Carol Cox

This toy steam machine shop has a jackshaft with pulleys to run a lathe, table saw, grinding wheel and drill press.

Grinding Wheel Model

Grinding Wheel Model

Craftsman: Birk Petersen

Catalog #: 2016.15.14

Donor: Mark Petersen

This is a small treadle operated model of a grinding wheel. The wheel is only about 2” in diameter.

Hand-Operated Water Pump

Hand-Operated Water Pump

Craftsman: Birk Petersen

Catalog #: 2016.15.39a

Donor: Mark Petersen

A miniature hand-operated water pump. The pumping handle circulates water through the pump and into the bucket.

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