1-1/2" scale Van Brocklin single-cylinder water or air pumps NOW AVAILABLE.
Formerly available from Bill VanBrocklin of Dover Massachusetts; C.A. Street & Co. of North Carolina; and Power Model Supply of Missouri. These castings are made in New England USA from Bill VanBrocklin's original patterns.
"Machine Your Own" in the tradition of the old days of live steam.
Made in New England USA, using the old-fashioned "sand casting" method.
A challenging project requiring skill and good workmanship. Great project for weekends or winters!
Castings, drawings, & materials list included. Materials (metal stock, O-rings, balls, screws and hardware, etc.) at this time are to be supplied by the builder. (Friends will offer a "materials package" at a future time). Drawings copied from Bill Van Brocklin's originals.
WATER PUMP includes: Valve Head, steam cylinder, & water cylinder (bronze castings). Complete drawings, and materials list.
AIR PUMP includes: Valve Head, steam cylinder, & air cylinder (bronze castings). Complete drawings, and materials list.
Click the images below, to buy castings for shipment to the USA. For shipping to other countries, please contact me. Thank you!
"Rough Castings" in bronze, for the world-famous VAN BROCKLIN single-cylinder water and air pumps. 1-1/2" scale, 9-1/2" Westinghouse style. Cast in New England USA from Bill VanBrocklin's ORIGINAL patterns. Left to right: water cylinder, air cylinder, valve head, and steam cylinder.
The elevation drawing of the Van Brocklin single-cylinder pump. Castings for water or air pumps, now available.
Please click the image at left to purchase your Single-Cylinder Van Brocklin water pump castings. (USA Shipping). Contact me to make arrangements for shipping to other countries, thank you!
Please click the image at right to purchase your 1-1/2" scale Single-Cylinder VanBrocklin Air Pump castings. (USA Shipping). Contact me to arrange for shipping to other countries. Thank you!
1" scale VanBrocklin "Duplex" water pump, rough casting set
Complete materials included!
Stainless steel balls, Viton O-rings, round stainless steel, and all brass stock (round, hexagon, rectangle, and 1/16" sheet) INCLUDED. Order now to receive all, but please check back soon for photos.
2-cylinder steam-powered pump for pumping water into boiler. Crossed ports, slide valves, no tricky shuttle valve or complex ports to machine.
Designed by William S. ("Bill") VanBrocklin Jr. of Dover, MA.
Castings for the 1" scale VanBrocklin "duplex" steam-powered water pump. Made in USA and proudly offered by Friends Yankee Shop Models.
The 1" scale VanBrocklin duplex water pump. Click on photo to enlarge.
Two bronze castings, 1 steam and 1 water, plus a complete set of drawings, as formerly available from William (Bill) VanBrocklin. Castings are brand new, made in New England USA. The drawings are copied from Mr. VanBrocklin's inked originals as formerly available from Power Model Supply and from Mr. VanBrocklin.
Tools required: 6" (or larger) lathe; mill-drill machine or small milling machine (or a good quality drill press with an X-Y milling table and a positive depth stop). A height gage (with scriber) for measuring and marking off the holes' locations, is recommended.
Builder will need to supply his own displacement lubricator (not included). Balls, O-rings, and ALL MATERIAL (brass, stainless, etc.) is included.
$225.00 plus $20 shipping to the USA; $30 shipping to Canada; $50 shipping to Australia. For other locations please inquire.
If you mismachine a casting, replacements are in stock & available.
To purchase, click the Paypal link below to pay with your Paypal account or your credit card. If you would like to pay by personal check, or by regular credit card (not through Paypal), this will be fine. Please contact me for details.
If not in the USA or Canada, please contact me for information on making a payment, or, for a shipping quote.
Click on the Paypal Link at right for shipping your 1" scale VanBrocklin duplex pump to Australia
Including hand pumps, will be posted on the website as they become available. Please check back often.