Standard Steam Car
The Standard Steam Car was an American
steam carmanufactured by the Standard Engineering Company of St Louis, Missourifrom 1920 until 1921. Also known as the Scott-Newcomb, it featured a front condenserthat resembled a Rolls-Royce-shaped radiator and was similar in appearance to the Roamer. The car had a twin-cylinder horizontal steam engineand used kerosenefor fuel. The boiler pressure was stated as 600psi but it was claimed to be able to raise a full head of steam within a minute. One touring caris known to have been built; the company may have produced as many as five vehicles before folding.
*David Burgess Wise, "The New Illustrated Encyclopedia of Automobiles".
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