50 HP Buffalo Pitts Steam Engine

A 50 HP Buffalo Pitts Steam Engine Survives in Australia

The crankshaft from Andrew Gibb's 50 HP Buffalo Pitts. Note the left-hand connecting rod is still attached. Features of note are: Balanced discs instead of a flywheel, dog clutch on the gear at left, flanges added to both ends of the crankshaft for extension to drive a sawmill, crankshaft has a clean break to the left of the connecting rod, but is still held together by bolts in the balancing disc.