The medals and commendations awarded to John Campbell, Engineer of Airdrie, Scotland, for his model horizontal live steam engine, built c1900

Medals and Awards for Victorian Model Horizontal Live Steam Engine, c1900


Image of Model Victorian Steam Engine by John CampbellImage of Victorian Model Steam EngineJohn Campbell, an engineer in the Scottish shipbuilding industry, spent three years constructing this model steam engine.  It is believed he cast many of the main components including the fly-wheel during his time working for William Arrol & Co at the Parkhead forge in Glasgow, the remainder of the engine being handmade by him, including the mahogany base, and mahogany and glass display case.

John Campbell exhibited his engine at a number of important Scottish industrial exhibitions in the early 20th century, gaining six prestigious awards for his work.

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Image of Model Victorian Steam Engine by John Campbell
Image of Model Victorian Steam Engine by John Campbell
Image of Model Victorian Steam Engine by John Campbell

1903: Glasgow East End Industrial Exhibition, Diploma of Merit

1904: Edinburgh Industrial Exhibition, Bronze Medal

1904: Glasgow & West of Scotland Industrial Exhibition, Bronze Medal

1906: Edinburgh Industrial Exhibition, Silver Medal

1908: Scottish National Exhibition, Edinburgh, Artisans Section, Diploma of Merit

1914: Corporation of Glasgow Competition for Engineering Models by Artisans, £3/-

Image of Victorian Model Steam Engine Medals
Image of Victorian Model Steam Engine Medals
Image of Victorian Model Steam Engine Medals
Image of Victorian Model Steam Engine Medals
Image of Victorian Model Steam Engine Medals
Image of Victorian Model Steam Engine Medals
Image of Victorian Model Steam Engine Medals

Image of Victorian Model Steam Engine Medals
Image of Victorian Model Steam Engine Medals

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