[VIDEO] Firing Up a 1909 Blackstone Oil Engine After 105 Years


Over 100 years ago this remarkable piece of machinery was used to help pump well water over to local crops. It only needed 10 horse power to do it's job and had it not been sabotaged (reportedly) with explosives it could keep running forever. Whoever owns it now decided to give life back to this intrepid engine and has completely restored it. Now we get to check out what exactly goes into starting something so impressive.