Connecticut Antique Machinery Association

Spring Power Up  30 April 2011

The weekend of April 30 to May 1 2011 was very busy.  Very busy!  The CAMA show, Pioneer Valey Live Steamers Spring Steam up and the show in Dunstable MA put on by the New Hampshire Power of the Past Association.  We took off on Saturday morning and went to Kent CT, from there sollowing CT route 202 which winds east across CT before swinging north into Southwick MA where the PVLS is located.

Combined video of CAMA Spring Meet and Dunstable

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DSC09092.jpg (206519 bytes)  DSC09093.jpg (248475 bytes)  A beautifully restored steam winch

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DSC09126.jpg (250419 bytes)  DSC09127.jpg (253507 bytes)  DSC09128.jpg (259840 bytes)  At first i thought this was a ring roller but that was incorrect.  Actually it is a ring shrinker or stretcher.  After a wheel tire is welded it may be a bit too small or large so it has to be adjusted to fit the wheel it is made for and this is the tool to do the job.

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