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James Watt Steam Engine: Iowa Club Obtains Historic 1799 Item, Boring Mill

Old engine and steam engine buffs can appreciate a really old steam engine – but some are so huge that moving them just isn’t worth the time and expense. So when Mike Shanks received a phone call about a stationary steam engine – what turned out to be a 1799 James Watt steam engine – his questions were: how old and big?The DoAll Co. in Des Plaines, Ill., a manufacturer of ...

Kelly Barnett And Howard Shanks

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