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Offline Jim

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Mini traction engine and baker fan
« on: March 10, 2021, 01:03:00 AM »
Mini traction engine and baker fan

Googling I've read that "these were designed by a Mr. A.D. Baker to test steam engines as they left the factory. A Baker Fan is a simple air-resistance device used run off an engine via a belt and the faster its turned, the harder it is to turn and puts a load on the engine".

Kind regards,

Jim