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The Specialist replied to Captain's discussion Radio in the group Victorian Technology
"Let's not forget Alexander Graham Bell's Photophone. It was a device that used modulated light pulses to transmit voice from one place to another, wirelessly. It was proven to be difficult to eavesdrop on, unlike radio, and it was limited…"
May 5
The Specialist replied to The Specialist's discussion Steam Powered Vehicles. in the group Victorian Technology
"Curiously, DEKA's website has absolutely no mention of the Revolt or the scooter project, and has, remarkably turned towards robotics and prosthetics.  "
May 5
Captain replied to The Specialist's discussion Steam Powered Vehicles. in the group Victorian Technology
"The electric starter and the convenience that it offers may be a big factor.  I suspect that the steam car's lead of decades could have offset some of that.   Here is a curious "cousin" to the steam Stirling Hybrid"
May 4
The Specialist replied to The Specialist's discussion Steam Powered Vehicles. in the group Victorian Technology
"The thing that ultimately doomed the steam automobile wasn't mass production. It was the electric engine starter on the internal combustion engine.    Prior to the development of the electric starter, steam cars were, almost…"
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Steam Powered Vehicles.

If there were an epitaph for the steam powered automobile, it'd probably read something like this: "Here lies steam car. Born 1769. Died 1969. A great dream before its time." History is full of good ideas, and History is full of bad ideas. For many people the Steam car is both at once a good idea and a bad idea.Many people know steam cars have existed, but for some weird reason, no one really understands why they died off.Many people assume it was due to how complicated steam engines are, or…See More
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Riverboats

Sharing the love of the steamboat paddlewheelers that graced the waterways of the past.See More
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Master of Landships, Paddleships, Disaster, and more. List not necessarily in order.

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