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Latest listing changes: August 16, 2015


Magnolia

FOR SALE: 21 foot Steam Launch Linda J.
    HULL: 21'LOA x 6'Beam, Beckmann, fiberglass, 2,800 lbs.
    ENGINE: Semple 3" + 5" x 4" Compound built 1996, slip eccentric rev.. 18" x 24" prop.
    BOILER: HWT, 1/2" tubes, 48 sq.ft. H.S., oper. press. 150 psia, built 1994, bio-diesel.
    Lots of extras including solar panel for battery charging.
 
Asking $18,700.
Contact:
    Steve Morrison
    email: homefixerllc@yahoo.com
    telephone: 520-909-1290
 
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small 3x3 bottle engine



INFORMATION WANTED ON THIS ENGINE
 
*  Height: 25 to top of cylinder
*  Intake: 3/8 pipe
*  Exhaust: 3/4
*  A reversing rocking valve engine
*  It has crosshead driven feed pump.
*  Bore is 3, I think - I have not taken the cylinder head off.
*  Stroke is 3
   This is the only rocking valve engine I have ever seen. It is obviously factory made but there are no identifying marks anywhere that I can find.
   It is old enough that there are some square head bolts.
 
Contact: Gene Goebel
telephone: 417-724-2645
email: geneslogon@gmail.com

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FOR SALE: Dean Merrill 3-1/4x 6 x 5 Compound Steeple Marine Engine, 46 tall, 18 wide, 24 long and approx. 450#. Includes feed water pump, lubricator, u-joint shaft coupler, and a 0-250# solid brass Lonergan Steam gauge. Free crating and transport to shipper (YRC). Pick up in Tacoma and receive a $150.
$5220.31
 
Contact: Ted or Carole
telephone: 253-223-2667 cell; 253-566-3843 evenings
email: flyingblossom@nventure.com

 
 
 
 

Beckmann Super HWT-25 Water Tube Steam Boiler (24 x 20 x 26, w/38 tubes). Set up for wood. Still in Original Crate & Free Lonergan 0-250# solid brass steam pressure gauge. Located in Tacoma.   $5895.
Also available Reflex gauge and 4 chime brass whistle.   $450 ea.
Contact: Ted & Carole
email: flyingblossom@nventure.com

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Tortoise

FOR SALE: Tortoise, 38.5' counter stern steam tug. Twin screw with Tiny Power 3454 compound engines, Bryan D650-S water tube boiler, new in 2001. Hull - 15mm Okume plywood over 2" x 6" fir frames. 1 HP Tiny Power double simple driving 12v alternator. Full galley with refrigerator, sink, propane stove/oven, 100 gallon fresh water, head with 70 gallon waste tank. Moored Columbia River near Portland, OR.
For additional info visit: HERE or contact the owner.
 
Asking $ 27,500.
 
Contact: Dave Larson, 503-887-4222.
 
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Magnolia

FOR SALE: 25 foot Steam Tug Magnolia
    Originally built with gas engine in 1960 then converted to Steam in 2007.
Boiler is 53 square foot Almy type wood/oil fired. 1906 engine single cylinder 4" x 5"; rebuild was done in 1990.
    Additional information may be found on this website by selecting the "boats&c." button to the left, then > "boats" > "boats l-n"
 
Asking $22,000.
Contact:
    Dave Hogan
    email: dbhogan@comcast.net
    telephone: 360-966-2274
 
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Rustad's Stuff

FOR SALE:
 
Item 2) Lunkenheimer large bronze bulls-eye sight feed with needle valve for central lube system - 3/8 NPT shiny, nice display item.
$20
Item 3) Small brass sight feed with tubular glass and needle valve - brass, 3" tall, 1/4 NPT connections.
$10
Item 9) Small bronze gear pump, used as feed pump on S.L."Lucifer" many years ago - this was procured from Semple, Probably an Oberdorfer pump. Set up with 4 check valves to pump in either direction of rotation.
$35
Item 10) BIG WHISTLE mfg. by Crane Co.- single note, 4"dia. bell, integral valve with lever, 1-1/4"pipe connection, Bronze base and 4"dia. bell. As is
$200, more if polished.
 
All prices negotiable & all items are at the residence in Edmonds, WA.
 
Contact:
Al Rustad
e-mail: mrblushington@gmail.com
telephone: 425-744-4575
 
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FOR SALE - Price reduced!
US NAVY Model "M" compound steam engine, 5-3/4" + 12" x 8". The infamous US Navy "bassackwards" engine - LP cylinder is located at forward end.
 
$ 8,000 US
 
Contact: Please...serious inquiries only.
email: steamguy10@yahoo.com
telephone: 360.202.4649
 
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Alien Queen for sale FOR SALE: 19-ft. canopy launch Alien Queen
    3" x 4" Semple 34DL Engine, lever reversing, Beckman VFT-20 boiler with 12Vdc oil burner, keel condenser. Matching trailer included.
    Additional information may be found HERE
 
$ 10,800 US funds
 
Contact:
    Dan Lyons
    phone: 206.546.2970
    danlyons1@comcast.net
 
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WANTED: WARD STEAM LAUNCH BOILERS
    Models "D" and "G" (square and round) Ward watertube boilers, and castings/parts thereof, drawings and photos of Ward boilers, and cast-brass "Charles Ward" nameplates. If you don't know what a Ward steam launch boiler looks like, go HERE
    Where is the Ward D-square boiler I sold to Doug Howser some years back?
ALSO WANTED:
    Worthington duplex pump, 2" steam end, 1-1/2" water end, 2-3/4" stroke. Need two of these pumps for a 40 navy steam cutter being restored.
Contact:
    Keith Sternberg
    1258 Center Road
    Lopez Island, WA 98261-9555
    email: navigator@rockisland.com
    phone: 360.468.2074
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Latest page update: August 16, 2015

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  1. You must be a member of the Northwest Steam Society;
  2. The item(s) for sale must be related to live steam;
  3. If it is a personal ad, the item(s) must be owned or sponsored by a NWSS member;
  4. If it is a business ad, I will only post it if you do not have a website;
  5. You must include a S.A.S.E. if you want hard copy returned;
  6. Ads will only be posted for six (6) months. You then must renew;
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To place an ad email the Webmaster .
 
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