Boiler, (1893), Langley

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Display Status:

This object is not on display at the National Air and Space Museum. It is either on loan or in storage.

Date

1887-1903

Inventory Number

A19820844000

Physical Description

  • Single-coiled horizontal copper tubing. Tube ends protrude from both sides. Please note: This is the original object photographed in Langley's "Memoir of Mechanical Flight" as boiler type "M", featured in the "Boilers of Aerodromes" picture template.
  • Stored with A19820837000

Credit Line

Transferred from the Smithsonian Institution to the United States National Museum.

Country of Origin

United States of America

Materials

Copper Alloy

Dimensions

  • 3-D: 22.5 x 12.2 x 8.7cm (8 7/8 x 4 13/16 x 3 7/16 in.)
  • Storage: 38.1 x 29.2 x 12.4cm (1ft 3in. x 11 1/2in. x 4 7/8in.)

Data Source

National Air and Space Museum

Restrictions & Rights

Do not reproduce without permission from the Smithsonian Institution, National Air and Space Museum

Type

EQUIPMENT-Test