In Development at Chiltern Model Steam

Model Live Steam Beam EngineOur largest model kit

Planned to be on sale mid 2018, our largest model Live steam engine fully machined kit will be a single cylinder Beam Engine.

Initial prototypes pictures.

The pictures below are from 3D CAD.


The Beam engine will share components with our other engines, such as the valve, eccentric, bearings, crank and cylinder and as with our other engines will have a mixture of cast steel, stainless steel, brass and bronze parts.

Specifications may change but currently are as follows:

Type: Parallel Motion Column
Bore: 14mm
Stroke: 18mm
Flywheel Diameter: 120mm
Valve type: Slide
Height: 174mm
Length: 235mm
Width: 60mm
Weight: 2kg
Connections: 1/4" x 40 tpi ME

extras to include oak mounting plinth and pulley wheel.

Contact us for more details and price.

Model Live Steam Mill Twin EngineNow with tube sliders

our revised model Live steam Twin Cylinder Mill engine fully machined kit is Planned to be on sale mid 2018.

Initial prototype picture.

The pictures below are from 3D CAD.


The revised design has tube sliders, as used on the Marine Engines, and a modified base. Otherwise the engine is the same size and retains the same mechanism with a mixture of cast steel, stainless steel, brass and bronze parts.

Extras to include oak mounting plinth, pulley wheel and manifolds/pipe to connect the two chest inlets together.

Contact us for more details and price.

Model Live Steam Tandem Twin Mill EngineA variation on the Mill Twin

Limited stock currently available, see Tandem Twin Cylinder Mill Engine Kit.