Close-up of a steam traction engine's gear

Close-up of a steam traction engine's gear

T990/0066 Rights Managed

Request low-res file

530 pixels on longest edge, unwatermarked

Request/Download high-res file

Uncompressed file size: 28.8MB

Downloadable file size: 1.8MB

Price image Pricing

Please login to use the price calculator


Credit: MARTIN BOND/SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY

Caption: Traction engine's gear. Close-up of a worm gear on the steering column of an 1886 Marshall agricultural steam traction engine. The worm gear consists of a toothed wheel (at lower right) which is worked by a short, revolving cylinder (at upper left) known as the worm. These types of gear transmit power between perpendicular shafts. The vehicle was powered by the expansion of steam in an engine above a boiler. Agricultural steam engines were used for powering harvesters and threshing machines, and as tractors, diggers and a means of transporting heavy loads. This engine is in the Engineerium, Hove, England.

Release details: Model release not required. Property release not required.

Keywords: 1886, agricultural engine, gear, historical, history, marshall, steam engine, steam traction engine, steering column, technology, traction engine, worm gear

Licence fees: A licence fee will be charged for any media (low or high resolution) used in your project.