Logging ➔ [Photo of the 3-spot steam engine at Mayo Lumber Company]
The Paldi Historical Museum
1 photograph : b&w
Photo of the 3-spot steam engine that was used in transport operations at Mayo Lumber Company. The engine is standing on the railway tracks on a siding beside the mill. The 3-spot engine is in complete condition with a spark arrestor installed in it.
British Columbia;Vancouver Island;Sahtlam Land District;Paldi
A spark arrester is a mechanical device that traps or destroys hot exhaust particles expelled from an internal combustion engine. Since spark arresters prevented many fires, laws were subsequently passed to require spark arresters on certain types of engines.
Subject Headings - Library of Congress
Steam-engines [http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh85127673];Lumber industry [http://id.loc.gov/vocabulary/graphicMaterials/tgm006124];Spark arresters [http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh85126313]