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The crankshaft driven water pump
A closeup view of my coal fired "Fowler Lion" Showman's traction engine, although it is 1 inch scale (the rear wheels are 8 inches in diameter) it is as large as a 1 1/2 inch scale engine as the full size was such a large engine. The driving wheels on the full size were 8 feet in diameter! The model is 32 inches long & just heavy enough for a one man lift.
The model has 80 lights around the canopy, all powered from the onboard generator, driven by the engine's flywheel. It runs beautifully & I