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Steam is Supreme

For anyone interested in the Art of Steam.

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Steam is Supreme!

How true that statement is. Water is powerful, but in a altered state,as steam it is AWESOME! As you can probably tell by now, I LOVE STEAM! I am hoping to get some folks together here who feel the same way.

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The Need to Revive Steam Locomotion

Started by Jakob P. G.. Last reply by Native Son Apr 5, 2013. 8 Replies

There are few symbols as powerful as a steam powered locomotive, barreling down the track. Great clouds of thick, black smoke bellow out of its stack as it races acorss the nickel-plated road. The…Continue

Superheated Steam

Started by Curtis Gregg Jr Jul 13, 2010. 0 Replies

Superheated Steam...The ultimate workhorse. Ninety-nine percent dry steam. This means practically no water. A single drop of water carried into a steam line will go through an turn in the line, such…Continue

Tags: generation, ships, engines, tractors, Steam

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Comment by Tracy W. Saunders on October 29, 2011 at 7:20pm

Just remember brothers...everytime you turn on a light...your using steam.....

 

Comment by Curtis Gregg Jr on July 14, 2010 at 12:11pm
Just read a report about a boiler explosion in Paris, Tennessee. The thing that caught my eye was the reference to a 1D1D0 Warrick LWCO relay. Now, granted this boiler had a lot of things contributing to the explosion. Disconnected automatic feed water make up valve, a broken element in the McDonnell-Miller, absence of a trained operator. The boiler went to high fire in a low-water (read-NONE) condition. Water was added to the boiler instead of just extinguishing the fire. I operated two WG Cleaver Brooks 250 hp fire tube boilers almost identical to the that exploded. The relay in question malfunctioned constantly. I replaced four over the course of one year. ($350.00 ea) I could walk up to the boiler and knock with my hand on the controls cabinet and drop the boiler offline. Trying to get the relay to 'push-out' verses 'pull in' would be very tough. The relay works totally different from your normal design. Has anyone else had these same problems or a problem related to this relay?
 

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