Tag Archives: steam power

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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100hp Doble Two-Cylinder Double-Acting Compound Engine

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Temperature-Entropy Diagram for Steam

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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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Steam Power Systems Bus

There were three California Clean bus projects that became operable in 1972: SPS, Brobeck, and Lear.  The three developers were given about two years to design, build, test, and put into regular bus operation, a steam powered bus.  The purpose … Continue reading

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Infinergy Power

There is a steam power plant over in England that is getting money and winning awards.  It is fun to read how they do it.  There are heat pipes, as in:  “The combustion and flue heat recovery modules consist of … 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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Bourdon Stanley Boilers

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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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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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