Twin Cylinder Steam Engine Fitted to Sentinel Wagons
Illustration showing a twin cylinder steam engine fitted to a sentinel wagon. The steam expands and compresses as the piston oscillates. This oscillation rotates both the piston shaft and cam shaft, attached to the wheel.
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Encyclopaedia Britannica (11th ed., vol. 18) (New York, NY: The Encyclopaedia Britannica Company, 1910)