Tag Archives: Engine

Getting the shaft

So maybe you have noticed this 2001: A Space Oddity-like monolith that has been rising out of the center of the main deck in some of the other pictures? It is the shaftway to conceal (and deaden the noise of) the piping for the engine exhausts and all the pipes that will eventually go from the [...]
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Hear the GM 6-110 diesel engine start

Here is an audio sample courtesy of my friend, Suzanne Thorpe, recorded on her Zoom digital recorder.  It is of one of the two General Motors 6-110 diesel engines starting and running.  Please make sure you have your audio adjusted properly as the starting noise is very loud and sudden!  Don’t jump out of your [...]
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