4" Scale Clayton & Shuttleworth 7 n.h.p traction engine
Length 71.00" Height 49.00" Width 30.00"
Front Wheel dia 16.00" Rear Wheel dia 24.00"
Stroke 4.00" Cylinder Bore 2.875" Flywheel dia 18.00"
Working Pressure 120 psi
The engines built by Clayton & Shuttleworth, featured in this catalogue were built circa 1900. The full size engine used to reproduce the models authentically is owned by the Phelps family of Castle Hedingham in Essex. Originally built as a 6 n.h.p. engine by Clayton & Shuttleworth in 1899, this engine has been used to authentically reproduce the detailed drawings and casting to manufacture the model agricultural engine. The full size engine is still regularly seen on the rally circuit, it has also been featured in the Old Glory magazine.
The road engine featured above is the prototype engine built for Michael Jumpertz, of Germany which has now been transformed into a crane engine. The prototype engine attend The Great Dorset Rally in 1998 and rallies in Germany and Holland before its conversion.
The other variations of engine built by Clayton & Shuttleworth featured as templates in this catalogue have been taken from the 1900 Paris, exhibition catalogue.
Where Clayton & Shuttleworth won the gold medal for their engineering excellence. It is believed that they were the first company to produce various engines from a common set of castings making production methods and construction relatively easy.
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