Oilfield Oddity: Kootz and Stroehman Perfection Pumping Power

Wayne Spencer’s Kootz and Stroehman is an oilfield engine that proved to be an interesting challenge for this collector.

Kootz and Stroehman water pump
For cooling, Wayne installed a small water pump under the cylinder to circulate water. The pump is driven by the orange neoprene belt.
Photos by Bill Vossler and Nikki Rajala