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Boiler Pressure Gauge

1932


The Boiler Pressure Gauge indicated the steam pressure within the boiler drum. The gauge was located 15 feet above the operating floor and clearly visible from the firing aisle.

Manufacturer: The JAS Morgan Brass Manufacturing Company Ltd.

Type: Bourden Tube

Working Pressure: 400 psi

Range: 0 to 800 psi

Note: The gauge had a light in the back to make it easy to read in the dark boiler room.

It was normal for the gauge to have a brass trim up until World War II.

Tags: Gauges

Author: ephf

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