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2024 Article Title Article Topic
Spring The Marinette Story A history of Marinette gas engines and of the museum's 75 hp Marinette engine
2022 Article Title Article Topic
January A Glimpse of Stover 2022 Paul Harvey gives a preview of the June 2022 Exposition featuring Stover engines.
February Engine Collecting: Then and Now A reflection on the evolution of the hobby and business of engine collecting.
February Extra Why Diesel? An explanation of diesel engine operation.
March Greenberg Cadillac Museum The amazing museum of automobiles just a short drive from Coolspring.
April My Little Maytag Paul Harvey tells the story of his two-cylinder Maytag engine.
May Finally! Etienne Lenoir and the first commercially successful gas engine.
August Sunny Hot June 2022 Show The June 2022 show featured Stover engines...and no rain.
September History Day 2022 Photos highlight the story of History Day and the Antique Car, Truck & Tractor Show.
October JC Engine Memories Paul Harvey shares memories of his experiences with the Titusville Iron Works JC engines.
December The Alberger Story A history of the Alberger engines.
2021 Article Title Article Topic
April The Benz Story The story of the Benz Type R engine at CPM and its restoration.
May Air-Blast Injection Building Progress A progress report on the new Air-Blast Injection building.
June The Graz Story The story of the Graz engine to be displayed at CPM.
June Extra Before the Show An overview of planning activities for the Exposition.
July June Show Our June Exposition & Flea Market was blessed with good weather and good company.
August Birth of a Dream The dream of having an exhibit of early German Diesel engines is becoming a reality.
September Under the Twin Stacks Paul Harvey takes us on a tour of the East Broadtop Railroad and the Rockhill Trolley Museum.
September Extra The Air-Blast Engine Project Trilogy:
Part 1 - It's Happening
First of a three-part series on the construction of the Air-Blast Injection building.
September Extra Smicksburg Truck and Tractor Show Paul Harvey and friends visit an excellent show not far from Coolspring.
October The Air-Blast Engine Project Trilogy:
Part 2 - Now the Details
Second of a three-part series on the construction of the Air-Blast Injection building.
November Fall Show 2021 A report on the Fall Exposition & Swap Meet.
December Roaring Run Station The museum receives a great building from Roaring Run Station.
December Extra The Air-Blast Engine Project Trilogy:
Part 3 - Fall Finale
Third of a three-part series on the construction of the Air-Blast Injection building.
December Extra History of the "Bunk House" One small house in Coolspring that holds many memories and has much value to the museum.
2019 Article Title Article Topic
January-February Sir Dugald Clerk A biography of Sir Dugald Clerk and his many accomplishments.
2018 Article Title Article Topic
January-February A Little Palm Paul Harvey describes what might be a Palm air and gas engine.
March-April Scottish Glimpses Paul Harvey and Tom Rapp return to Scotland and learn about Howden and Stirling engines.
May-June An Oil Field Engine? What make an engine an "oil field" engine?
July-August The Two-Stroke Cycle The history of the two-stroke cycle engines.
November-December Finally Open Good things are worth waiting for.  The Machine Works Building is finally open!
2017 Article Title Article Topic
January Anson Revisited Paul Harvey and Tom Rapp follow their visit to London's Engines with a return to Anson Engine Museum.
February Three Cousins The family relationship of the JC, the Ball, and the South Penn engines.
March Turner Fricke - Part 1 Biographies of George Edwin Turner and Harry C. Fricke.
April Turner Fricke - Part 2 The history of the Turner Fricke Manufacturing Company and the engines it produced.
May Hot Air Engines - Part 1 A history of hot air engines and discussion of principles upon which they operate.
June Hot Air Engines - Part 2 A description of hot air engines from the past and from the present.
July-August June Show Report Paul Harvey reports on the June 2017 Exposition that featured hot air engines.
September-October The Either The story of the Either engine, which could operate either as a steam engine or as an internal combustion engine.
2016 Article Title Article Topic
January The DuBois Story - Part 1 A history of the DuBois family and their contributions to community and industry.
February The DuBois Story - Part 2 The story of the DuBois Iron Works, the engines it produced, and the connection to the Lazier Gas Engine Company.
March A Visit to England Paul Harvey and Tom Rapp visit the Museum of Science and Industry in Manchester, the Quarry Bank Mill, and the Anson Engine Museum.
April An Engine Named Gus - Part 1 The story of the Gus engine and its designer Gustaf Joranson.
May An Engine Named Gus - Part 2 A short biography of Carl Anderson, the builder of the Gus engine.
June One-of-a-Kind A preview of the 2016 Exposition & Flea Market, featuring one-of-a-kind engines.
July Museum Progress An overview of progress on museum projects including a new exhibit pavilion.
August June Show Report This year's Exposition featured some very interesting "one-of-a-kind" engines.
September Memories Paul Harvey remembers John Wilcox and his contributions to engine collecting and to CPM.
October London's Engines Tom Rapp and Paul Harvey travel to London and visit a number of the historic engines there.
November Engine Wonderland Paul's Pavilion is an "Engine Wonderland" and is home to a variety of oil field engines.
December The Seybert Story The story of Brady's Bend, Pennsylvania, and the Seybert engine.
2015 Article Title Article Topic
January Clark Sintz: The Early Years A discussion of Clark Sintz's early years in Springfield, Ohio.
February Clark Sintz: His Later Years The story of Clark Sintz's later years and his interests in motorboat and automobile engines.
March The Mighty 175 A history of the museum's 175 hp Otto gas engine and its journey from Brookville to Coolspring.
April Early Days Remembering Coolspring Power Museum's origin starting with a small collection of engines.
May The Genius of Verona - Part 1 The early years of John Kowalsky, inventor, engine manufacturer, and aviator.
June Flame Ignition Engines A review of the unique features of flame ignition engines and a preview of the Flame Ignition Expo.
July The Genius of Verona - Part 2 An overview of John Kowalsky's contributions to automobiles, motorboats, and airplanes.
August "The Greatest Show on Earth" The story of the outstanding Flame Ignition Expo and the museum's 30th anniversary.
September History Day A report on the July 2015 History Day event and the Antique Car, Truck & Tractor show.
October A Bradford Visit Paul Harvey visits the Zippo Manufacturing Company, the Zippo/Case Museum, and the Penn Brad Oil Musuem.
November The Ellwood City Mystery The story of Charles Rudolph Daellenbach and the Ellwood City gas engine.
December Completing 30 Years! Celebrating 30 years of Coolspring Power Museum and five years of The Flywheel, plus a report on the Fall Exposition & Swap Meet.
2014 Article Title Article Topic
January Reid's Reid A visit to the tractor and engine collection of Ellis and Reid Wellman.
February Snow Part 1: The History The history of the Snow Steam Pump Works and the engines it produced.
March Snow Part 2: The Engine The story of the museum's 600 hp Snow engine from its days in Roystone Station to its rebirth in Coolspring.
April Clark's Story The saga of a small engine built by the Clark Brothers Company.
May Windy City Rembembering the Windy City air lease and Harold "Jim" McCauley, its engineer.
June Gettin' Ready Preparations at the museum for the June Exposition, featuring "foreign engines."
July A Connecticut Visit Paul Harvey pays a visit to the Connecticut Antique Machinery Association show.
August The Rain - Then the Sun A look at the many exhibits present for the June Exposition.
September Pattin Brothers: Ohio's Oil Field Engine The history of Pattin Brothers engines and examples of these engines at the museum.
October The Swan Story The history of the engines of John W. Swan and the story of the recovery of one of these engines.
November The Lima Story Successor to Swan, the Lima Gas Engine Company is chronicled in this article.
December The Primm Story The story of John M. Primm, his oil engines, and ties to both Swan and Lima.
2013 Article Title Article Topic
January Cast Iron Art Appreciating antique engines and machinery as works of art.
February Reuben Willetts: An Unsung Genius Remembering Reuben Willetts and his contributions to the Butler, Pennsylvania, gas engine industry.
March Coolspring Municipal Works A tour of a museum enhibit that could have provided utilities to an estate or small town.
April Smoke in the Valley A description of the various types of oil engines at the museum.
May The Mysterious OD The history of the Bessemer Gas Engine Company and their unusual OD engine.
June It's Alive! The museum is alive with the power of volunteers making preparations for the June Exposition.
July An Old Friend Paul Harvey returns to one of his favorite oil fields in West Virginia.
August June Show: Snowy and Smokey This year's Exposition showcased the 600 hp Snow engine and featured many oil engines.
September Flood June 27, 2013 began normally but ended with much of the museum grounds under water.
October The Engine from Paradise Paul Harvey is reunited with an Associated engine he first spotted in 1967.
November The Last of the Giants A visit to Rockport Station of Columbia Gas to see its three 1000 hp Cooper engines.
December Fall Show Reflecting on the Fall Exposition & Swap Meet plus the dedication of the 600 hp Snow engine.
2012 Article Title Article Topic
January Charles Bowdish Memories Remembering Charles Bowdish, who created the miniature railroad now at the Carnegie Science Center.
February Light of Highland Lake The story of the museum's 8 hp Bates and Edmonds engine and generator.
March The Man Who Changed the World A tribute to the accomplishments of Herbert Akroyd Stuart and his oil engines.
April A West Virginia Weekend A visit to Harrisville, West Virginia, for the By the Lake Show.
May The Engines of Ohio Looking back at the many engine manufacturers that called Ohio their home.
June The Wheels are Turning Just a few of the many preparations under way for the June Exposition.
July The Powers of Coolspring A study of the many pumping powers on display at the museum.
August WOW! Whatta Show! Recapping the outstanding Exposition held in June that featured engines built in Ohio.
September An Experiment The museum held its first History Day and Antique Car, Truck & Tractor Show in July.
October When a Diesel Isn't a Diesel A discussion of Diesel engines and their many close relatives.
November Getting Outta Dodge Paul Harvey travels to New England and visits several interesting engine collections.
December Autumn Engines: Our Fall Show A report on the very pleasant Fall Exposition & Swap Meet.
2011 Article Title Article Topic
January First Edition The first edition of The Flywheel including a progress report on upcoming exhibits.
February The 80 Horsepower Bessemer Project The story of the discovery, move, and reconstruction of the 80 hp Bessemer Type X.
March The Original Building and Its Engines A look at the Founders Engine House and the original collection of engines at Coolspring.
April The McKee Station: A Glimpse Into the Past A history of McKee Station, a reconstructed National Transit pump station.
May DeLaVergne: The Story of a Giant A historical tour of DeLaVergne Machine Company and the engines it produced.
June CPM Spotlights the Engines Built in New York State Looking ahead to the June Exposition and the featured engines built in New York state.
July Two New Buildings for Coolspring! The museum continues to grow with the addition of Pat's Place and the Friends Exhibition Hall.
August June Show Report: Another Good One!!! A report on the June Exposition and the many exhibits it brought to the museum.
September A German Friend A high school friend of Paul Harvey's returns to Coolspring from Germany and visits the museum.
October A Successful Weekend The August Open Days featured engine runs and a good turnout of visitors.
November Some New England Museums Paul Harvey and Tom Rapp visit several antique machinery museums .
December Our Fall Show: Another Wet One! It rained on Coolspring Power Museum's Fall Exposition but the show succeeded anyway.


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