Monday, March 31, 2008

When Liberty ships carried troops and supplies to Europe during WWII, they were powered by triple expansion engines like the one above. This is another model built by Bill Sherret in his basement workshop. More are shown below.

1 comment:

  1. Anonymous6:45 PM

    Good for Bill Sherrett! And I hope a kid somewhere has caught the bug.

    By the way, all of Buffalo's water was at one time pumped by six huge steam pumps that are still maintained and kept ready in case the electric pump breaks down. I've been in the pump house and was overwhelmed by the beauty of those old machines.