Rare Ames Steam Engine: Ames Iron Works Design Prone to Boiler Explosion

There’s not much known about this early Ames steam engine except it has a poor boiler design

Ames Bulletin No. 58 shows an early Ames horizontal tubular boiler that could take 100 pounds of steam.
Ames Bulletin No. 58 shows an early Ames horizontal tubular boiler that could take 100 pounds of steam.
Bill Vossler