Boiler "G" (1893), Langley


Display Status:

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



Inventory Number


Physical Description

  • Coiled (double) horizontal copper tubing. Two tube ends protrude from both sides. The difference between this object and Model "F" is the size is longer due a a flattening of the tubes. Please note: This is the original object photographed in Langley's "Memoir of Mechanical Flight" as boiler type "G", featured in the "Boilers of Aerodromes" picture template.
  • Stored with A19820838000

Credit Line

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

Country of Origin

United States of America


  • Copper Alloy
  • Iron Alloy


  • 3-D: 33.8 x 9 x 8.1cm (13 5/16 x 3 9/16 x 3 3/16 in.)
  • Storage: 34.6 x 39.4 x 12.2cm (1ft 1 5/8in. x 1ft 3 1/2in. x 4 13/16in.)

Data Source

National Air and Space Museum

Restrictions & Rights

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