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"If Something Seems To Be Too Good To Be True, It's Best To Shoot It, Just In Case." -- Fiona Glenanne

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“Never argue with stupid people, they will drag you down to their level
and then beat you with experience.” -- Mark Twain

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"Let’s eat all of these people!” — Venom

"Eck!" -- George the Cat

Friday, December 31, 2021

Because It's Friday

A 600-hp stationary engine:



Think about the relative sizes of a 600-hp gasoline engine or a turbine.

3 comments:

w3ski said...

Pardon my ignorance, but what does it do besides turn and reciprocate? It's not for driving posts.
w3ski

Comrade Misfit said...

It was a pipeline pumping engine for a natural gas pipeline.

Eck! said...

They or similar were also used for running a whole factory though
shafting and belts, providing electricity, and pumping water
among other uses.

What was impressive is the number of hours they would run
continuously.

There is a nice Corliss up in Maine (Maine transportation
museum, Knox county).



Eck!