Hi, is there any chance you could tell me the valve travel for a locomobile engine? I am rebuilding one that I acquired without a crankshaft or eccentrics and am about to start machining them but the drawings I have don't state it either!
Stanley Steamer Automobile
· Saint Johnsbury, VT, United States ·
My father has this steam engine in his basement, which supposedly as he once said was from a “Stanley Steamer race car”. How might I go around figuring out what it is exactly?
(It is not for sale)
I'm gathering information for the eventual preservation and recommissioning of my newly acquired Stanley DX. Does anyone have any information/pictures to reference on how the pit box may have been configured? Not everything is attached and much is likely not correct here - I know that. I would love to get some pictures of the other Tiller Coffin Nose on display at the Grandson Museum in Switzerland, the Model G in California, or other early 1905/1906 cars that may provide some help with this. Thanks in advance!
I need to get pictures with the floorboards tomorrow. It seems as though it may have been setup with separate handles for the hand pumps for fuel and water? Those longer pumps don't seem correct and I can't tell where the second engine water pump would have been either. This will be a fun puzzle.
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I'm a young Australian, tool maker / machinist living down south in Tasmania, I've built many live steam locos and a 1/3rd scale Burrell traction engine, on the bench at the minute is a batch run of small quarry locos.
Any way I've taken a shine to full size stuff and struggling to find any traction engines to restore, I'm keen on doing a true full scale replica of the Stanley Vanderblit cup car, making every thing then getting it road registrable.
How ever I'm struggling to find ant information on these cars at all this site has been a wonderful help but I'm in need of information on every thing id like to compile / draw a full set of working drawings so others could also build this true replicas of this car.
is this stuff you have? would it be possible to obtain a copy? I'm more than happy to pay for it i understand that gathering this stuff takes years, either photocopies or electronic.
details on the 30 horse engine and boiler as well as key dimensions of the car, I've got very little info on any of the automatics - mind this site has given me heaps.
i would be more than happy to contribute every thing i do cad drawing and photos to this site.
looking forward to your reply
yours in steam
Nigel R Fish
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Would anyone be able to help me identify a steam engine I just purchased? It is 20 inches long, 10.5 inches wide and weighs 45 pounds. I would love to know the manufacturer, the horse power and steam pressure requirements. Thanks, Mark
After stumbling' onto steamcarnetwork.com I was thinking to myself : Maybe these people can help me to realise my idea. This is my idea :
All I need now are capable people to get it built IRL.
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