The engine room aboard Paddle Steamer La Suisse
The boiler and its two oil burners.
During the winter of 1959-1960, the boilers were converted to operate on oil.
In the end of 1968, the Paddle steamer La Suissewas
immobilized for 3 years due to the defective condition of her boilers. Their
replacement were inevitable and a single large boiler was installed.
The steamship La Suisse's engines carankshaft and the big end of the connecting
Paddle Steamer La-Suisse crankshaft with the large black suport that imparts
the paddle wheels force to the ship. Leftmost are the eccentrics for the Gooch
Steamship La Suisse cylinder lubrication device.