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8hp Fairbanks with coupled generator going to Coolspring


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Old 11-26-2008, 02:00:27 PM
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Hi Keith, The Fairbanks is going to live at Coolspring! Paul Harvey bought it
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Mike,
Look forward to seeing it again. Can't think of a better place to have it displayed.
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Keith, I can......in my shop! Ha! Hope you have a great Thanksgiving. I'm glad Paul will be displaying it at Coolspring.
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Wayne,
It's the only engine I retrieved from its original site. But then a couple of years later, something else came along for me, and Mike became the temporary custodian. Now, it has a permanent custodian.
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Sure love to have an engine like that but at least I have a coil that came off a control board from either an 8 or 10 h.p.just like that one.
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Keith, thanks for saving this one and thanks also for posting the pictures of the original setting. It is a very nice piece and coming in second is like not coming in at all. It will have a good home for all to enjoy!
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Keith, I can......in my shop! Ha! Hope you have a great Thanksgiving. I'm glad Paul will be displaying it at Coolspring.
Wayne, your shop has got to be about full hasn't it by now? Time to add on? It is nice to see that the Fairbanks ended up at Coolspring. Thats a good spot for it.
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Tanner....now that the bridge cranes are in I have another 4000 sq ft......I'll just start stacking them! LOL Hope you have a great Thanksgiving and tell your Dad Hello!
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Maybe Coolsprings can take down the original building and reconstruct it on their property. Now that would be neat!
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There is a unit simular to this at the Hanford Mills museum complex near Oneonta,NY.The Hanfords installed it for lights in the mill and when word got out the neighbors wanted lights too.Being DC they could only send the power about a mile away and people were charged by how many light bulbs they had.At 9:45 every night someone would go to the electric panel and turn the lights off and back on to let everyone know they had 15 minutes before the lights went out for the night.The unit is still operational and run every year.
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