New Model Traction Sixteen – Horse – Power

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A New Model 16 HP Wood engine. The general design of the engine remained the same, but proportion of the gearing was changed to increase the drawing capacity.

• We wish especially to call your attention to our new model
sixteen-horse-power traction.

• The general design of the engine remains the same. We have
changed the proportion of the gearing which increases the drawing

• The boiler is 5-16 steel, double riveted, 29 inches diameter,
36 inch firebox with 41 2 inch × 7 feet tubes.

• The rear wheels are 58 inches diameter, 16 inch face, 9-16
inch steel plates with cast hubs, malleable spokes and cleets.

• The front wheels are 42 inches diameter, 8 inch face, 1-2 inch
steel plates with cast hubs and steel spokes.

• The frame of the platform is of Channel steel, secured to the
boiler with cast brackets; to the channel bars are fastened the
spiral springs that support the platform. The draw head passes
through the frame and is provided with a compression spring on the
inside which lessens the strain from a sudden jerking.

• The steel tool and coal boxes are fastened to the platform and
are of ample capacity.

Except from a S.W. Wood Engine Co. Inc., established 1866,

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