Windy City Air Lease - Page 7

Flickinger Engine

This photo shows the compressor engine inside the air plant building in about 1980.

Flickinger Cylinder

This photo shows details of the engine's cylinder.  Note the vertical flyball governor head near the top of the photo.


Hot air from the compressor passed through this aftercooler assembly to reduce the temperature and to remove moisture.  An air receiver provided air storage capacity and helped to reduce pressure fluctuations in the system

Flickenger Foundation

One of the support piers for the aftercooler assembly carried this inscription from 1913. 

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