Recently I posted this video in Tech Stuff. Since people seemed to like it and I really like big massive machinery I thought that I would make Tech Stuff special post with engines, lots of the big engines and some not so big. Also The CT Antique machinery show is coming up and this is a good way to show off the show.
This Is doing things the HARD way.
This shop is typical of small shops until electric motors became common.
It’s Amazing how many of these there are out there.
Phillips Brothers webpage:
Phillips Brothers Mill and Box Factory.
Georgia Museum Of Agriculture.
The CT Antique Machinery Show is this weekend in wonderful Kent CT. It’s a wonderful early Fall Drive. Come see the engines and old machinery, along with lumberjacking. It’s a good show.
Video from the 2012 show.
From a British textile mill museum.
Corliss, compound single throw.
You need a little engine just to get the big one to starting position.
Making a locomotive in Britain.
Princess Royal Class in 1938.
Conrad Milster is the steam king of the New York region and one of the most interesting people I have met.
Update: more Conrad.
Update: Still more Conrad.
I found this on brass goggles, a steampunk site. It’s a small album of picture of a British traction engine factory in 1877.
BR A4 Pacific Bittern hitting 90 MPH.