Bessemer Oilfield Engine Works For the First Time After Half a Century!

1900's were golden years for automotive industry. During the first years of the century, brilliant ideas, new technologies and new designs emerged up. Among these technologies were revolutionary cars and engines.

Bessemer Gas Engine Company, one of the most prominent automotive companies of the country, is founded by Dr. Edwin J. Fithian and John Carruthers in 1898, the down of the new century that brought innovation to human kind. It was the very first company that produced a kit to convert steam engines to new internal combustion engines. In today's video, we're checking out a product designed and manufactured by this accomplished company: Bessemer Oilfield Engine. You may ask what oilfield engine is! Well, let us say! The term oilfield engine refers to any kind of internal combustion engines used as a power source for the production of crude petroleum. The term is usually used to refer to a distinct class of reciprocating engine built in the mid-19th and early 20th centuries. The oilfield engine in the video is freshly pulled of an oil lease in Warren, PA. It is started for the first time after 50 years. It's amazing to see such an ancient engine still works that flawlessly. That's why they say "old id gold"!

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