Cabin Fever 2009

Al Goldberg Photos

Al sent these photos to me and I am posting them on 27 February 2009.  Thank you Al!  Al divided his photos into several sections so I will post them in the same manner.

General Views

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DSC_0131.jpg (104656 bytes)  DSC_0138.jpg (76357 bytes) Alan Bugbee's beautiful wood turnings

DSC_0075-1.jpg (137814 bytes)  DSC_0105-1.jpg (73047 bytes)  DSC_0107.jpg (108236 bytes)  Russ Steeves marvelous brass cannon which will fire shotgun shells without pellets. It sports a British imperial plaque added by him. The plaque was originally a black and white photo, converted to metal by a process similar to that used to photo etch printed circuit elements

Special Interest

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Pratt and Whitney 18 cylinder radial engine model. On sale - scaled plans from the original engine, and scaled tooling jigs from the original

4-cylinder gasoline engine, 6.2 hp from 30cc at 23000rpm

very odd engines - the current owner doesn't know how the large angled scroll was made


York Museum

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DSC_0155.jpg (126696 bytes)  An ammonia refrigeration compressor

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