Steam Engine Details

By Steam Engine Staff
March 2007
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Clockwise from top right: The 5 HP Star vertical steam engine; the old boiler originally purchased in a junkyard. This will be replaced with a new unit this winter that will provide the necessary 150 pounds of steam pressure; a Williams & White power hammer, donated by General Motors; the band saw made in the late 1800s.


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Flywheel: 54-inch diameter, 12-1/2 inches wide

Pulley: 32-inch diameter, 10-1/2 inches wide

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Stroke: 12-inch

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Pressure: 150 psi

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Flywheel: 30-inch diameter, 2 inches wide

Pulley: 30-inch diameter, 6-1/2 inches wide

Bore: 5-inch

Stroke: 5-inch

Pressure: 150 psi








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