Southland Flywheelers Bring Van Winkle Cotton Gin Out of Deep Slumber

The Southland Flywheeler Antique Tractor & Engine Club in Alabama restores a circa-1880 cotton gin and gets it running on steam power.

Gene and the Van Winkle gin on the trailer with the condenser behind it. The gin was in operation when the photo was taken, hence the bloom of cotton wads.
Photo courtesy the Southland Flywheeler Antique Tractor & Engine Club