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Society: ASMEMain Category: MechanicalEra: 2000-presentDateCreated: 2011Viale delle Scienze, 8PalermoZip: 90128Country: ItalyWebsite: https://www.asme.org/about-asme/engineering-history/landmarks/264-collection-engines-museum-engines-mechanisms, https://www.asme.org/wwwasmeorg/media/ResourceFiles/AboutASME/Who%20We%20Are/Engineering%20History/Landmarks/Brochure-Museum-of-Engines-and-Mechanisms-Unipa-ASME-Landmark.pdf, http://www.museomotori.unipa.it/index.php?lang=en

With over 300 specimens, the Museum of Engines and Mechanisms of the University of Palermo collectively narrates the evolution of engine technology. This collection of engines, from water-powered devices, through the era of steam and reciprocating engines, to jet turbines, includes engines that once served to power pumps, factories, automobiles, airplanes, and ships.

 

YearAdded:
2017
Image Caption: FIAT G.59 4B trainer aircraft equipped with a Rolls Royce Merlin 500-20 engine, 1950
Bergen County Steam Collection
Society: ASMEMain Category: MechanicalSub Category: SteamEra: 1900-1909DateCreated: 1900sBergen County Technical SchoolsParamusState: NJZip: 07652Country: USAWebsite: http://www.asme.org/About-ASME/History/Landmarks/Topics-A-L/Electric-Power-Production-Steam/-175-Bergen-County-Steam-Collection, http://files.asme.org/ASMEORG/Communities/History/Landmarks/5502.pdfCreator: Bergen Tech Students, Vopasek, Frank

This collection of equipment—all of it maintained in operating condition and used for educational purposes—was established in 1987. It spans the period from the late 19th century to the 1940s, when steam was the prime motive force for most U.S. industries, including rail and marine transportation. The collection of about 25 items (mostly stationary steam) includes a locomotive, switcher, and steam tractor: Locomotive #385 Consolidation 2-8-0 designed for fast freight service was built by Baldwin Locomotive Works of Philadelphia in November 1907 for the Southern Railway.

YearAdded:
1994
Image Credit: Courtesy ASMEImage Caption: Locomotive #385 built by the Baldwin Locomotive
Works of Philadelphia, PA in 1907 for the
Southern Railway. Now part of the Bergen County Steam Collection
Era_date_from: 1900s
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