Burrell Traction Engine Cylinder

Burrell Cylinder Block

The Burrell traction engine cylinder is a complicated part, especially when at 1/20th scale. This might have been made more complicated by my design. However, this page is all about describing the design and following as I make and assembling the parts. Design Concept Ideas The design has taken me back to one of the … Read more

Burrell Crankshaft

Burrell Traction Engine

The traction engine is starting to take shape, but the Burrell crankshaft looks like it needs some thinking about. The issue is the clearance between the top of the firebox and the shaft. OK, this is not the correct shaft yet as I haven’t finally reamed the bearings to size (4mm). However, it demonstrates the … Read more