History of Snow Steam Pump Works

A history of the Snow Steam Pump Works of Buffalo, New York.

An important part in the evolution of Snow engines was placing the intake and exhaust valves directly on the top and bottom of the cylinder.
An important part in the evolution of Snow engines was placing the intake and exhaust valves directly on the top and bottom of the cylinder, thus eliminating the side valve chest. This image from the mid 1920s shows this improvement.
Photo courtesy Paul Harvey