700 Things for Boys - an electric locomotive.

...and another. The header hints at the time period - certainly tinplatish!

"The rapid increase in the number of electrically worked railways, and the substitution of the electric for the steam locomotive on many lines, give legitimate cause for wondering whether, twenty or so years hence, the descendants of the "Rocket" will not have disappeared from all the railways of the world, excepting perhaps those of transcontinental character."

https://chestofbooks.com/craft...lectric-Railway.html

Electric Locomotive

Firewood

 

"Nice try, Lao Che!"

Are you going with the 120v ac route too? 

That would shock the crap out of a lot of folks here.. 

Maybe you too, eh? 

I love this kinda stuff. Me and Popular Mechanics always got along swell too. Today, it was some wood gasifier research for me... Youtube though. Ten years ago I'd be heating something with it by now 

"Still trying to not shoot my eye out"

 

"Nursing insomnia one railcar at a time"

My aroma therapy? Smoke Pellets.

 





  I can recall chasing Mercury around on a plate glass tray with a glass rod while Gramps was pouring the distilled water & acid into industrial battery cases he had rebuilt while I watched.  I think they were used for a vintage Chriscraft though.

"Still trying to not shoot my eye out"

 

"Nursing insomnia one railcar at a time"

My aroma therapy? Smoke Pellets.

 





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