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Wichmann Hot Bulb Diesel Donation

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Old 08-08-2018, 09:45:59 PM
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Default Wichmann Hot Bulb Diesel Donation

Recently at the Zagray Farm Museum, we received a donation from the Mystic Seaport of a Norwegian-made Wichmann semidiesel. After removal from it's original vessel, it spent some time in Coolspring, and from there it went to Mystic Seaport where members spent many hours restoring it. after they had it on display for a number of years, they decided to donate the engine to our museum. Our first task was to replace the cracked timbers it was on with some fresh oak cut on our sawmill. Not a hard job at all for our Northwest 80D crane!

This engine was a running donation, so after some plumbing is done for fuel and starting air, we'll have it ready as a running display!

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Nice engine. Will have to get to Zagray now to see it run.
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