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Stanley 20 hp Cylinder

This is a prime example of a Goose Neck steam passage.  These are what happens when a slide or “D” valve is used and they are all bad.  The “Goose Neck” steam passage is long and wasteful.  It is clearance … Continue reading

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Wood Fire Dune Buggy

This is my wood fired dune buggy.  There is a large fire box with a large dc powered centrifugal fan blowing air into the bottom of it so that the ashes and coals are burned and blown up the smoke … Continue reading

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Harry Peterson Boiler

Installation of a Harry Peterson boiler in a Stanley.  In the 1950’s and 1960’s before Stanley cars became valuable and then people started making good quality replica Stanley boilers and burners using the authentic original designs there were very few … Continue reading

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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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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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Homemade Wood Fired LaMont Boiler

Some time ago I made the comment on the Steam Automobile Club of America chat room or Phorum or whatever it is that I was an authority on designing and making monotube steam generators.  The reason was because I had, … Continue reading

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