Steam Engine Balls - Governor

This is part of a steam engine on a steam powered tractor.

I spotted this (not that you could miss it) in Queen St Mall, Brisbane today while out on an errand.

View all photos taken: Monday, 21st August 2006, This photo: 3:25am

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Comments

  • Maki_C30D said:
    those are shiny! :-)
  • The Central Scrutiniser said:
    this is the governor - it moderates the speed of the engine. nice and brassy...
  • David de Groot said:
    Thanks Greg - I had no idea what it was for.
  • kari_fowler9 said:
    Ah governer balls!! so much fun!! hehe well I got a group of steamers I'd love to see you there!! flickr.com/groups/gasandsteamengines/

    Kari
  • David de Groot said:
    Thanks Kari, I'll go check it out :)