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Old 12-11-2008, 10:48 AM   #10991
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It is steam, but not a dynamo (dynamo being electrical).

It's not in a mine.

You would recognize it's use.
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Old 12-11-2008, 04:35 PM   #10992
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It's the steam engine used to open the Tower Bridge.
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Old 12-11-2008, 04:40 PM   #10993
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It's the steam engine used to open the Tower Bridge.

So...how do you do it?



Technically, it's done with electro-hydraulics these days, but the steam machinery is still there and on display.
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Old 12-11-2008, 04:44 PM   #10994
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I did a search for steam engine. I recognized it as steam equipment because of a particular affinity for Steampunk and its accoutrements. I thought it might be a dynamo because of the tanks in the distance, but those may just be pressure tanks. A search for steam engine in Google images showed the same picture from Wikipedia on the second line of images. :)

What's this place? Hint: You don't need to go far.
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Old 12-11-2008, 05:09 PM   #10995
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I personally don't have to go far???
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Old 12-11-2008, 06:42 PM   #10996
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Is it Boeing's factory site?
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Old 12-11-2008, 06:48 PM   #10997
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Is it Boeing's factory site?
No, looks like a race or test track.
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Old 12-11-2008, 06:53 PM   #10998
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No, you don't have to go far from my last one. And it is not Boeing's factory site. I will say that it's close to another test site, though.
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Old 12-11-2008, 07:06 PM   #10999
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Moroso Motorsports Park aka Palm Beach Raceway
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yuppers. You are up.
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