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Mamod Live Steam Showmans Traction Engine With Dynamo & Lights Ready Built Wor

   Mamod Live Steam Showmans Traction Engine with Dynamo & Lights - Ready Built Working Model. A Showman's engine is a steam-powered road-going'locomotive' designed to provide power and transport for a travelling funfair or circus. They were normally distinguished by the addition of a full-length canopy, a dynamo mounted in front of the chimney, and brightly coloured paintwork with ornate decorations. The dynamo was used to generate electricity to illuminate and power various fairground rides. Although originally the ride's motion was powered by an internal steam engine, some ...
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