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General Category => Outside Links & Suggested Reading => Topic started by: crueby on July 09, 2017, 05:49:52 PM

Title: Buffalo-Pitts Traction Engines Information
Post by: crueby on July 09, 2017, 05:49:52 PM
Just ran across this web site with lots of traction engine info for the engines made in Buffalo NY, along with threshers and steam rollers. Copies of old catalogs, ads, good pictures. Some interesting designs there.

http://www.buffalopitts.com/index.html

I came across it at the Buffalo Industrial Heritage site, which gives an annual tour of the HUGE steam engine pumping plant in the city, which is not used any more but still very impressive - I just missed the tour this year, want to go next year.

http://www.buffaloindustrialheritage.com/

Title: Re: Buffalo-Pitts Traction Engines Information
Post by: Jasonb on July 09, 2017, 06:32:18 PM
There are a few nice models of a BP about, going to add one to your todo list ;)

Austrailian models if I remember rightly at about 3" scale eg 1/4 full size

(http://www.ameng.com.au/gallery/gallery88.jpg)
Title: Re: Buffalo-Pitts Traction Engines Information
Post by: crueby on July 09, 2017, 08:20:34 PM
Oh, that is gorgeous!  I will need a bigger lathe and mill!
Title: Re: Buffalo-Pitts Traction Engines Information
Post by: Ye-Ole Steam Dude on July 10, 2017, 12:02:55 AM
That is a great photo, Jason.