Scale Model Steam

Wessels collection showcases scale model steam

A steam traction engine from the Bahre collection. Harry refers to it as an Aultman-Taylor, though the piece bears no markings to that effect. "Mechanically, the only thing I’ve found that’s close to this piece is an Aultman-Taylor," he says. "I just base it on the bevel gear drive and the fact that the flywheel is forward." The 1/4-scale model’s flywheel measures 5 inches in diameter. The piece is 25 inches long, 15 inches wide and 16 inches tall. It weighs 42 pounds.