Corliss Steam Engine

Corliss Steam Engine (HM1E8P)

Location: Newport, WA 99156 Pend Oreille County
Country: United States of America

N 48° 10.675', W 117° 2.633'

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"The Big Wheel"

Engine Data
478 Horsepower
22 in. cylinder - 42 in. stroke
120 lbs. PSI steam pressure
63,000 lbs. in weight

Wheel Data
16 Ft. in diameter
100 RPM
42 in. face
20,000 lbs. in weight

The Big Wheel was manufactured by Allis Chalmers in 1909 and moved to Newport by the Fidelity Lumber Co. It was in continuous service for 55 yrs. cutting over 1 billion feet of lumber.
In 1964 the engine was donated to the Newport JC's by the Diamond National Corporation to preserve a part of a passing era.The Newport JC's then moved and erected the engine at this site.

It was dedicated by Gov. Daniel J. Evans June 14, 1965 and presented to the city of Newport.
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HM NumberHM1E8P
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Date Added Thursday, September 11th, 2014 at 6:20pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)11U E 496737 N 5336076
Decimal Degrees48.17791667, -117.04388333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 48° 10.675', W 117° 2.633'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds48° 10' 40.50" N, 117° 2' 37.98" W
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Area Code(s)509
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 501-505 4th St, Newport WA 99156, US
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