Power from the Past

100-plus-year-old building home to old Fairbanks engines

| August / September 2006


When the Granbury, Texas, Flywheelers, of which I am a member, found the old Granbury Light Plant, it was used for city storage. The Flywheelers cleaned out the building, finding three old Fairbanks engines, all of which are now running. What is so amazing is the incredible originality of the entire building and its contents. Here is a little history of the old light plant.

Excerpted from the August/September 2006 issue of Gas Engine Magazine. Subscribe today to read the full article and more!


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