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A Geared Beam Engine developed in 1855. Applied force on a piston pushes down the rod, making the engine work so the ship can function.
Keywordsengine, how a ship works, beam engine, 1855, 1850s, 1800s, engine mechanics, engine description, early ship mechanics
Emory R. Johnson Ocean and Inland Water Transportation (New York, NY: D. Appleton and Company, 1909)
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