Machinery Day with Blacksmithing Demonstration

Monroe Park, May 19, 2013

Volunteers set up a 1920s 5 horse power Thermoil kerosene powered one-stroke engine and small grist mill.

Volunteers set up a 1920s 5 horse power
Thermoil kerosene powered one-stroke engine and small grist mill.



Our visitors were able to grind corn into corn meal.

Our visitors were able to grind corn into corn meal.



An engine like this could have run a water pump or other machinery at a local mine.

An engine like this could have run a water pump or other machinery at a local mine.



Below, local blacksmith, Scott Loughner, set up his forge and demonstrated
age old blacksmithing techniques to the amazed crowd.

Blacksmith Scott Loughner demonstration.

Blacksmith Scott Loughner demonstration.

Blacksmith Scott Loughner demonstration.