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Steam Engine Centrifugal Governor

This is a Jas. Barclay Automatic Governor Stop form Allis-Chalmers


A centrifugal governor is a specific type of governor that controls the speed of an engine by regulating the amount of fuel (or working fluid) admitted, so as to maintain a near constant speed whatever the load or fuel supply conditions. It uses the principle of proportional control.


Saw this old technology during a lunch stop in McCloud, California; on my way to Lake Tahoe


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Taken on October 23, 2010