early steam car engine with both inlet and exhaust passing through the pivot
Some photos sent in by Marilyn Oliver .
MS Herman & CompanyM. S. Herman & Co.
Thanks to Tom Laferriere for bringing this to us for it’s fall tune up. He’s a great friend and a great guy.
John Liming putting a spinning cup burner and mono-tube generator in his car, at 90 years old he never stops.
Hello I'm Robert Balfour from Australia. I have a Model Z Stanley built by Carl Amsley. I am looking for some 14 inch brake drums for the car. Would anyone know from whom I could obtain these?
Thank You. My email is firstname.lastname@example.org.
Photos from the past few days touring.
Some photos taken by Christine Calver whilst on the steam car tour.
IronChief posted these pictures on the SACA site. The Concours d'elegance 2018 at the Inn at Saint Johns in Plymouth Michigan. Thanks for the share Ron.
Steam car enthusiasts.
It is with great sadness to report that Arthur Thompson passed away earlier this week. Arthur was a well known and respected member of the steam fraternity world wide, owner of a White steam car on which he was an authority.
He will be missed.
Peter Turvey's Stanley 607 performing on the Brooklands Test Hill, will a gradient of 1 in 8 steepening to 1 in 4 at the top.
.Billings Cooke writes:
We had a very nice run today about 50-55 miles round-trip. This was the 61st year of the VAE, Vermont automobile enthusiasts show. It was not unusual for us to be the only steam powered vehicle at the show. Sarah entered the vintage fashion show with our 1912 Stanley. Well not winning she finished third and we're all very very happy. A beautiful day a great show in the state of Vermont.
Peter Turvey Writes:
Test firing the Stanley steamer this afternoon, after cleaning main and pilot burners ready for The Brooklands Reunion on Sunday. She's all prepared and ready to go now.
George Hounslow writes:
Both the 1900 Mobile and 1923 Stanley passed their boiler inspections yesterday. Now Ready for another year's steaming!
With the Grout now back at home I thought it time to start refitting components. I've had a new copper water tank made by Don Borden and his crew from Woodstock. What we did not know was its capacity. Set up on some saw horses and filled with water and then drain into a measured bucket yielded 27 gallon capacity. That should give the little Grout ample range
STEAM CAR NEEDED FOR A DISNEY MOVIE
I'm looking for a Steam powered car to rent for on-camera use in an upcoming Disney feature film in the Savannah, GA USA area. The vehicle should be in running/driving condition and be period correct between the years 1895 and 1910. Would love the owner/operator to be able to come out with the vehicle to operate on-camera. Exact filming days are unknown at this point, but will be somewhere between 9/10 and 9/28 it looks like. Please don't hesitate to get in touch with me if anyone in your network has a vehicle that would fit this request. Thanks!
Bringing Tilly our '03 Grout steam car back to life has been a long process. Thanks to the skill of Randy Beaudoin Tilly now wears a new suit of clothes. Now, I have to go back to work. Lots of pieces to fit back into place.
Yesterday we went to Wadebridge Wheels with Whistling Billy. We were on the corner near to the ring. Billy steamed for about three hours. The ring was in fact a rectangle and Billy could just make the narrow side on full lock. The car steamed well after initial blowbacks as I had the pilot light turned up a little too high for the present fuel. I am trying to escape from the modern petrol/diesel mixture with ethanol in it which keeps changing to kerosene (heating oil) but it is a question of getting correct the height of the pilot light, the vaporizer size with the correct rods in it, the main jet size, the fuel which still can vary, the operating pressure and a few other things.
Some of the many cars that attended the Easter Steam Car Tour. Held at Auburn heights.
Thank you Marshall Steam Team.
Check out the link for the 2018 Eastern steam car tour
2018 Eastern Steam Car Tour
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