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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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Wood Burning Hybrid Steam Car Discussion on Cosmo Quest Forums

I accidentally found this interesting discussion.  I think that it started with someone wanting to burn wood and make electricity in the back yard and then the conversation drifted on to automobiles and trains.  Almost all of the common themes … Continue reading

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Bonneville Racing Car

Here are some construction blueprints for the engine in the car.  It is a three cylinder, originally a Chrysler outboard engine, that was modified with some cast iron cylinders from an International Cub cultivating tractor and poppet valves.  It now … Continue reading

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Heat Soaking

After a person has burned out a few superheater sections of a monotube boiler everyone, without exception, will stop by and say “all you needed to do was to let it heat soak; everyone knows that”.   What they do not … Continue reading

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Lear Vapordyne steam car.

First of all to tell the story of this car would take a book along with some serious research.  What more or less happened is as follows.  It all started at Indianapolis where in May 1967 the STP gas turbine … Continue reading

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