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engine hall at Sanfillipo
« on: May 29, 2023, 03:37:56 pm »
Test photo, tried to load the model engine photos with no success, perhaps I exceeded the size limit [ Guests cannot view attachments ]

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Re: engine hall at Sanfillipo
« Reply #1 on: May 29, 2023, 04:21:50 pm »
Visually overwhelming!!!
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Re: engine hall at Sanfillipo
« Reply #2 on: May 29, 2023, 04:25:40 pm »
You could look at that picture a hundred times and probably spot something new!  :o

I wish my engines looked and were displayed that nice 😂
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Re: engine hall at Sanfillipo
« Reply #3 on: May 29, 2023, 04:28:16 pm »
wow... what a image to behold!
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Re: engine hall at Sanfillipo
« Reply #4 on: May 30, 2023, 10:23:16 am »
Wow!!!!   Just Amazing!!!!!

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Re: engine hall at Sanfillipo
« Reply #5 on: May 30, 2023, 10:26:25 am »
That place is amazing!

A visit has been on my bucket list for many years.

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Re: engine hall at Sanfillipo
« Reply #6 on: May 30, 2023, 01:59:43 pm »
Inge:

How did you gain access to the facility?

My understanding is that it is not open to the public.

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Re: engine hall at Sanfillipo
« Reply #7 on: May 30, 2023, 06:30:19 pm »
You can buy tickets to attend their fund raisers.  go to Sanfillipo Foundation web site.  Be sure to read the event description and make sure it includes a tour of the carousel building at the end, which houses the steam engines.  The event I attended was a gathering of Music Box Society folks.

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Re: engine hall at Sanfillipo
« Reply #8 on: May 31, 2023, 08:23:20 am »
You can buy tickets to attend their fund raisers.  go to Sanfillipo Foundation web site.  Be sure to read the event description and make sure it includes a tour of the carousel building at the end, which houses the steam engines.  The event I attended was a gathering of Music Box Society folks.

Thank you Inge!

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Re: engine hall at Sanfillipo
« Reply #9 on: May 31, 2023, 01:43:52 pm »
This is an incredible site - never seen anything
like that. The Corliss engine in front - the
many flywheels in the hall - amazing.
Unfortunately it is located close to Chicago -
too far away for me.
Thanks for this great picture
Arnold

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Re: engine hall at Sanfillipo
« Reply #10 on: May 31, 2023, 10:02:32 pm »
Thanks for sharing, these engines really highlight how they were so elegantly and elaborately adorned with so many artistic details. Especially with so many of them displayed together in one place. Reflecting perhaps a very different perspective on technology compared to today. Beautiful!