1916 Rice Elevator, Oregon

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1916 Rice Elevator, Oregon

Jeff W. Robinson level-deluxe 3/8/2014 3:10:31 PM

Outstanding capture and info Denny! #1566152

Katherine Kuhn level-deluxe 3/8/2014 4:56:41 PM

Never knew what the mechanism was with the old elevators, Denny -- very interesting! Great capture -- love the light (or dark!).
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Tammy M. Anderson level-deluxe 3/8/2014 4:56:53 PM

Interesting info and beautiful night capture. Great comp. and clarity. #10995948

Ujjwal Mukherjee level-deluxe 3/9/2014 1:09:02 AM

Excellent info. and night capture,Denny!! #10996073

Monnie Ryan level-deluxe 3/9/2014 6:25:30 AM

Outstanding - and very interesting information, Denny! #10996169

John Connolly level-deluxe 3/9/2014 12:02:27 PM

A wonderful addition to your night images Denny! You do these so well! #10996351

Ellen Hodges level-deluxe 3/9/2014 1:40:48 PM

Wonderful capture and time of day, Denny! Interesting info, too! #10996400

Denny E. Barnes level-deluxe 3/10/2014 6:49:56 PM

Thanks All! Your comments are very much appreciated! #10997350

Leslie McLain level-deluxe 3/10/2014 6:51:12 PM

Fantastic capture, Denny. #10997351

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Description

In 1916, a one cylinder 15 horsepower Fairbanks Morse gas engine powered all the machinery at the Rice Elevator. To start the engine there was a petcock on top of the combustion chamber that they would open and pour in a little ether (starting fluid). This also served as a compression release. Then they would put one foot on the spoke of the flywheel and give it a hard push and hoped it would start. This was very dangerous and some died from this starting method.
Photo by the light of a full moon.

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f3.5, 20s, ISO800, 18mm, Tripod


Exif: F Number: 3.5, Exposure Bias Value: 0.00, ExposureTime: 20/1 seconds, Flash: did not fire., ISO: 800, White balance: Manual white balance, FocalLength: 18.00 mm, Model: NIKON D300

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