I ran across this interesting restoration project. I am a big fan of traditional automata and this one, although relatively simple, is quite charming. Some conservation students at the West […]
The Roll Over America Velomobile tour began at Salmon Street Springs on the waterfront recently and I had a P.90 to test before shipping it off to Lithuania. So I […]
It’s a cool looking car with those big electric motors on the front wheels . . . “Always Alive” in the translation of its name. Built in 1900 by Ferdinand […]
Norman Foster build Dymaxion car #4
It was known to all of my friends where I was raised at the outskirts of San Antonio, Texas. That whine . . . six horizontally opposed cylinders (“boxer” the […]
A camera maker is mistaken for a horologist with unruly results
Mechanical poetry for an arcane task.