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Unknown engines in compressor station -1910


I was wondering if anyone could identify the engines in this pic. Its a picture of PNG's Girty...

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I was wondering if anyone could identify the engines in this pic. Its a picture of PNG's Girty station back in 1910. Thanks
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They have a Bessemer look to them if you ask me...
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Now that you mention it they kinda do. And that would make them relatively local
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Construction is two stroke...single acting...with compressor section between crosshead and power cylinder. Rounded cover over center crank and crosshead covers definitely screaming Bessemer...
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Bessemer for sure !!! Thanks for the picture.
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