[78-L] Fading sounds [fwd]

Steven C. Barr stevenc at interlinks.net
Sun Mar 6 17:29:34 PST 2011

From: "umashankar" <umashanks at yahoo.com>
> on a hot still day, i remember the sound of steampowered sewage pumps. 
> thud thud
> thud in the background.run for a while. then stop. were they there in the 
> US
> too?
I can recall gasoline-powered "threshing machines" thar worked the
same way; the governor only allowed a spark when the speed had
deopped below a given level. Thus. their sound was "bang" "whoosh,
whoosh, whoosh, whoosh, bang!"

Steven C. Barr 

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