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A New Year Welcomed by Steam Whistles in Brooklyn – Chief Engineer Conrad Milster and his Passion for Steam

While hundreds of thousands shiver waiting for the ball to drop in TImes Square, a few miles away at the Pratt Institute in Brooklyn, a small but likely warmer crowd gathers to hear Chief Engineer Conrad Mister blow his collection … Continue reading

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SS Normandie’s Steam Whistle Blows Again at the Seaport

Last Thursday, the mellifluous blast of the SS Normandie‘s steam whistle once gain reverberated across the piers of the South Street Seaport in New York.   The blowing of the steam whistle celebrated the anniversary of the arrival of French luxury liner to New York seventy five years … Continue reading

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