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  • #16
    Originally posted by Commander_Chaos View Post
    I knew this was the right place to ask this question

    On one of Leno's cars there is a "steam generator" rather than a boiler. Based on the answers above it now makes sense to me how this long tube could be expelling steam at one end but be taking on liquid water at the other. That was the source of my original question.

    Its probably a water tube boiler/generator. A long tube coiled and placed into the fire, steam being generated in the tube. There are many different types of boilers, fire and water tube, with varying levels of efficiency and designed for different applications. Many are obsolete by today's standards. Still cool.
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