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CPM’S VINTAGE DIESELS!
This new and exciting website will captivate your imagination as it follows the construction of a classic German Powerhouse typical of the early 1900’s. Photos will be posted frequently, or better yet, see the construction progress as it actually happens with our live webcam which will be online soon.
Diesel Centrale CPM Project Status and Funding Needs
Coolspring Power Museum is constructing a new building, known as Diesel Centrale CPM, to house a world class exhibit of operational vintage diesel engines. The primary engine will be an … Read more
February 2022 Coolspring Power Museum worked diligently all last year upon Diesel Centrale CPM, an installation to display three vintage Diesel engines. We certainly believe that these engines are very … Read more
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Want to time travel? Visit some fantastic vintage powerhouses and be inspired by the blend of function and design.
Wonder what an Air Blast Diesel engine actually is? Look here to learn about the frustrations and final triumphs of Dr. Rudolph Diesel. Learn about this amazing genius and his life trials. His machine changed the world.
Is a diesel ever not a Diesel? Certainly. Click here for a wealth of information about all the other designs. Many are displayed at CPM.
Want to see the Coolspring Power Museum? Take virtual tours of many of its buildings and see all its events.
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