Col Francis G. Ward Pumping Station
Holly Engines
Buffalo, NY

Host & tour guide: Jerry Malloy & Bob Finley
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Engine Specifications:

Five, Vertical, Triple expansion steam engines
1200 HP each, 60 feet tall
Cylinders (HP/IP/LP): 31/64/98"
Stroke: 66"
In service: 1915 - about 1980
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Brief Video Overview


The pump end of the engine


The pump plunger (37.5" dia x 66" stroke = 950 gal/stroke

Our host & Guide: Jerry Malloy

Cathy & I on the building/pump floor

Jerry standing in the pump section, below on flywheel