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13th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest The American Experience
Holly Steam Engine, Buffalo, NY

In 1914, The Holly Manufacturing Company built five steam pumping engines for the City of Buffalo's water supply. Each engine weighs 1,100 tons and stands 60 feet high. They are still intact and in their original configuration at The Col. Francis G. Ward Pumping Plant on the shore of the Niagara River.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 10.2015
Date Uploaded: 11.2015
Photo Location: Buffalo, New York, United States of America
Camera: Canon EOS REBEL T5
Copyright: © Corrina Lucas