Type X Bessemer Engine - Page 5

Long Wall

Subsequent hauls carried the structure of the building to Coolspring.

Hauling Flywheel

The flywheel halves for the engine were placed on a trailer for transport to the museum.

Steam Engine

Several of the steam engines originally operated by the air compressing plant still sat in the forest along with their pumping equipment.

Carrying Steam Engine

The excavator made short work of hauling the steam engines out of the woods.

Hauling Steam Engine

One by one, the steam engines were then readied for transport to Coolspring.


Chris Austin directs as Ken Uplinger uses the forklift to unload one half of the Bessemer's flywheel at the museum. Each half weighs about two tons.

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