Harrison Steam Engine Salvaged from Missouri River

1882 Harrison steam engine beats the odds and keeps on tickin’.

The piece cast with "Harrison Machine Works" is the engine's steam chest; the lubricator is above it and the cylinder is behind it. The red piping is the water lines for the crosshead pump. The gold-colored piece at bottom right is the air chamber for the crosshead pump. The red part cast with “1-1/2” is the governor.
Photo by Nikki Rajala