Kinetic Steam Works, At The 2013 SF Bay Maker Faire

An Orrery Tracked Planet Positions
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An orrery external link that used gears to track the positions of plants.


Kinetic Steam Works external link   •  At The 2013 SF Bay Maker Faire internal link internal link   •  San Mateo County Event Center external link   •  (Photo taken 12:37:29 Saturday 18 May 2013)   •  (Photo posted Monday 3 June 2013)   •  © 2013 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #B13_3351
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Gears Of The Orrery
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A closer shot of the gears that were assembled to create an orrery.


Kinetic Steam Works external link   •  At The 2013 SF Bay Maker Faire internal link internal link   •  San Mateo County Event Center external link   •  37° 32' 39.62" N, 122° 18' 7.52" W   •  (Photo taken 12:37:45 Saturday 18 May 2013)   •  (Photo posted Monday 3 June 2013)   •  © 2013 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #B13_3352
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Small Steam Motor Drove The Orrery
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A small steam driven motor with a reasonably big flywheel drove the orrery at a constant speed.


Kinetic Steam Works external link   •  At The 2013 SF Bay Maker Faire internal link internal link   •  San Mateo County Event Center external link   •  37° 32' 39.62" N, 122° 18' 7.52" W   •  (Photo taken 12:37:45 Saturday 18 May 2013)   •  (Photo posted Monday 3 June 2013)   •  © 2013 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #B13_3354
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Steam Driven Press Printed Coasters
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A steam driven offset press was used to print coasters that advertised Kinetic Steam Works.


Kinetic Steam Works external link   •  At The 2013 SF Bay Maker Faire internal link internal link   •  San Mateo County Event Center external link   •  37° 32' 39.62" N, 122° 18' 7.52" W   •  (Photo taken 12:38:06 Saturday 18 May 2013)   •  (Photo posted Monday 3 June 2013)   •  © 2013 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #B13_3357
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Sign For Hortense
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The sign that identified, "Hortense," the J.L. Case Traction Engine, 1920, 40HP, Engine No. 34967.


Kinetic Steam Works external link   •  At The 2013 SF Bay Maker Faire internal link internal link   •  San Mateo County Event Center external link   •  37° 32' 39.57" N, 122° 18' 7.19" W   •  (Photo taken 12:38:41 Saturday 18 May 2013)   •  (Photo posted Monday 3 June 2013)   •  © 2013 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #B13_3360
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The Case "Hortense" Steam Engine
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The Case "Hortense" steam engine was parked behind a rope barricade and was in operation producing steam. Every once in a while the steam horn would sound so loud it sounded like a train approaching.


Kinetic Steam Works external link   •  At The 2013 SF Bay Maker Faire internal link internal link   •  San Mateo County Event Center external link   •  37° 32' 39.42" N, 122° 18' 6.88" W   •  (Photo taken 12:38:53 Saturday 18 May 2013)   •  (Photo posted Monday 3 June 2013)   •  © 2013 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #B13_3361
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Close-up Of The Rear Driven Wheel
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A close-up of the "Hortense" steam engine's rear wheel. The inner gear that drove the outer gear to move the engine along.


Kinetic Steam Works external link   •  At The 2013 SF Bay Maker Faire internal link internal link   •  San Mateo County Event Center external link   •  37° 32' 39.44" N, 122° 18' 7.09" W   •  (Photo taken 12:39:16 Saturday 18 May 2013)   •  (Photo posted Monday 3 June 2013)   •  © 2013 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #B13_3363
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