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Major Toys Little Red Injun (electric)

c1950?







I don't know much about this engine or about the maker. As far as I know, they only made one model of steam engine, but with variations; probably due to materials availability. The main variation that I'm aware of is in the method of heating. This one is electrically heated. There is also a burner heated version. The boiler on this one is steel but I have seen brass ones. There are also minor differences in the base, some having "Red Injun" embossed into it.

The steel boiler is 2 1/8" diameter x 3 1/2" high. It has a safety valve fitting on the top which is covered by the chimney. It is heated by a 115V electric element. The steam feed goes directly to the back of the port face of the oscillating cylinder; which is 3/8" bore x 1/2" stroke. The crank shaft has a disc crank at one end and a 2 1/2" diameter mazac flywheel at the other.

Make Model Made Description Cylinders Cylinder Type
Major Toys Little Red Injun c1950? Stationary 1 single acting
Piston Diam mm Stroke mm Valve Type Boiler Type Fuel Mechanical Condition
9.5 12.7 oscillating cylinder vertical 115V electric Good
Cosmetic Condition Paintwork Packaging Purchased Purchase cost Additional cost
Good Original Cardboard box
9/5/2016 90.43