Mini traction engine and baker fan

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Jim Dobson
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Mini traction engine and baker fan

Post by Jim Dobson » Tue Mar 09, 2021 8:05 pm

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".

https://youtu.be/s34Qq2d0dsY

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