A WW II-era engine enjoying its retirement in upstate New York
'Right and opposite page: The head end of the engine. Note the propane tanks and the massive proportions, which allowed the engine to run day in and day out with no rest. '
'Top: The running engine illustrates the cam-stopper action of the Columbus. Note the governor, crank and flywheels are all in motion, yet the end of the camshaft is still. This is what makes this engine so unique. '