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    Engine SS Hohentwiel

    Full Speed 40 rpm Steam Engine SS Hohentwiel in Lake Constance




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    Re: Engine SS Hohentwiel

    ...my workplace... :-)

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    Re: Engine SS Hohentwiel

    Magnificent pictures taken by someone with close access to the

    machinery Compound diagonal I think ?

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    Re: Engine SS Hohentwiel

    Compound diagonal, 1913, Escher Wyss No. 572, completely original.
    40 rpm = "Heimwärtsdrehzahl" - homebound speed, around 20 km/h with 20%. Normally (with guests) we do around 20 rpm (10.000 km with 10 km/h per year).

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