British Showman's Engine

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Illustration

Mark Cartwright
by Emslichter
published on 06 February 2023
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Showman engines were steam-powered machines that could be used anywhere. Many were used to power rides at fairgrounds. This example comes from England.

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Emslichter. (2023, February 06). British Showman's Engine. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/image/17014/british-showmans-engine/

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Emslichter. "British Showman's Engine." World History Encyclopedia. Last modified February 06, 2023. https://www.worldhistory.org/image/17014/british-showmans-engine/.

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Emslichter. "British Showman's Engine." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 06 Feb 2023. Web. 21 Jul 2024.

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