A Babbage Engine – in Meccano.

Posted by on October 10th,2009

Tim Robinson loves Babbage engine (don’t we all?), and has built a few in Meccano. These are working Babbage Engines, with only a few deviations from the original plan, due to the mechanical limitations of Meccano. Oddly enough, there are more working Babbage Engines today, than in Babbage’s own era, as he never actually completed construction of one.

Robinson’s Differential Engine #1:

Robinson’s Differential Engine #2:

Full details, and more images and videos may be seen at: The Meccano Difference Engine Page