Tuesday, January 31, 2017
Hesston Steam Museum's Stationary Steam Engine Exhibit
Every Labor Day Weekend a visit to the
Hesston Steam Museum
is special because they have all of their equipment running. I went the first year I got a digital camera, 2014, and took so many pictures and videos that I haven't been able to figure out how to present them. A partial solution is to start with
their display of three stationary steam engines that are run from a single boiler
because I need a picture of the 10-foot flywheel for another posting.. I started with taking
a video that walks around the exhibit
. Then I took some stills of each of the engines.
This was another genset on the grounds, but it no longer operates
I took a couple of pictures to catch the movement of the crank and the dot on the flywheel.
A closeup of the Corliss valve gear so that it would be brighter with less back lighting and because that is the main feature of a Corliss steam engine.
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