Tag Archives: steam engines

The Locomotive

The Hartford Steam Boiler Inspection and Insurance Company wrote a book in 1894, titled; The Locomotive. In the New Series, Volume XV, this article was published on page 185: “The youngest son of John Drumheller, of Blanchester, Ohio, was experimenting … 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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Doble “F” Engines

  Here are Doble “F” engines from the Besler years at the Doble factory.  These were designed by Stanley Whitlock and most of them were sold overseas, mostly to Germany in the 1930’s.  You will note the piston valves between … Continue reading

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Applied Thermodynamics

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Specific Heat

        Photos from “The Steam Engine” A Concise Treatise for Students and Engineers by Charles H. Benjamin, M.E., D. Eng. (pages 185-187)

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AADHUNIK Global Energy TinyTech India

This operation is out of India and is the only mass produced small steam power unit in the world.  The owner is V. K. Desai who operates under the name TinyTech and they stared out with many good ideas, such … Continue reading

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