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Air Compressor converted to bash valve uniflow using reed valves

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Hadden Engine

This is the best small steam engine around.  It is available as a casting kit from Gary Hadden up in Holly, Michigan who has been making these little engines for years.  He has successfully run both steamboats and small steam … Continue reading

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Steam Photos

This is a portable steam engine at the Willits Steam Museum in Northern California.  You can tell that it is not a traction engine because the rear wheels do not have lugs on them and there is no steering mechanism. … Continue reading

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Operating Cycle Coats Steam Car-Endurance Steam Car Co.

  These are schematic diagrams of some of the better modern steam automobile power plants.  The Coats was designed by Allen Conkling Staley of Purdue.  The car was made and driven around campus and is written up in the May, … Continue reading

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