WEEDEN NAMED STEAM ENGINES

Weeden Manufacturing named several engines as well as some of the steamboats. The "Cornish Beam Engine", "The Favorite", The Mighty-Mite" and the famous "Big Giant" are some examples.

Steamboats were a mix of names and numbers, numbers only and names only such as the "Water Witch" and the "Porter".

As models sell on Ebay I am now selecting some and listing the price they sold for, since many factors come into play with items up for auction this can only be taken as a very general value. I will try to give a basic description of the condition from the information on the listing.

Weeden Cornish Beam Engine


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The Cornish Beam Engine was introduced in 1888 and produced until 1894. Base is 6 1/2" X 3 1/2" and it stands 5 1/2" high.


Weeden Favorite


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"The Favorite" was sold as a stand alone engine and also equipped as, "The Favorite Pile-Driver", "The Favorite Steam Derrick" and the "Favorite Steam Force Pump". Introduced in 1880 and produced into mid 1890's

Ebay Sales Favorite

Nov./11 - Missing flywheel, crankshaft and burner - 7 bisd - $54.00 USD - Worldwide bids

March /17 - Good condition, complete - 7 bids - $204.49 USD

Apr. /15 - Good condition, missing top cap. - 10 bids - $325.00 USD


Weeden Favorite Derrick


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The Weeden Favorite Derrick features a lever to put the winch in and out of gear without stopping the engine. Stands 12" high, base is 5 3/4" X 4 1/2", in typical Favorite colors with a red beam. Introduced in the early 1890's and produced for only a few years.



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Weeden Favorite Force Pump


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The Weeden Favorite Force Pump will throw a six foot stream of water at normal speed. Introduced in early 1890's and produced into mid 1890's. Base is 5 3/4" X 4 1/2" and it stands 5 3/4" high.

Ebay Sales Favorite

Oct./13 - Complete, poorly repainted - 13 bids - $194.28 USD

Jan./15 - Complete, good condition - 19 bids - $366.00 USD


Weeden Favorite Pile Driver

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Weeden pile driverThanks Bob Z.

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The Weeden Favorite Pike Driver was capable of actually driving small nails. Introduced in early 1890's and continued into mid 1890's. Base is 5 3/4 X 4 1/2" and stood 13" high.

Ebay Sales Favorite Pile Driver

October / 11 - Needs restoration - 9 bids - $305.00 USD - Worldwide bids

October / 12 - Good condition- 24 bids - $643.00 USD - Worldwide bids

November / 11 - Very good condition, complete with instructions - 29 bids - $860.00 USD - Worldwide bids

 


Weeden Rotary

Weeden Rotary Steam Engine

The Weeden Rotary was introduced in 1899 and produced into 1910, base 8 1/2" X 6", stands 7 3/4" high. Boiler is polished steel, base is grey with gold edge, firebox is maroon. Features a Rotary Keleidoscope .


Weeden Mighty-Mite


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Montgomery Ward and Company - Weeden Mighty-Mite
Introduced in 1927 made for sale exclusively by Montgomery Ward.  It is a small and very fast engine that sold for $1.50.  It had a "Bowman" style burner and a sister engine was made in England.  Production ceased in 1931.

Ebay Sales

March / 17 - Comlpete but needs restoration - 10 bids - 77.99 USD