Monthly Archives: May 2013

That Sunk Cost Feeling

By floating through the internet and also by looking at YouTube videos and by glancing at what the various green and sustainability people are thinking about it is apparent that many are thinking about steam as being viable.  This is … Continue reading

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Steam Engine INvention

Specifically I am looking at the 1986 patent #4,01,170 and usually I look these up on PatentFetcher on the internet.  The reason for discussing this patent and its basic idea is because this is typical of the kind of idealistic … Continue reading

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September 1960

Here is some information gleaned from a report of the September 1960 Iowa City Steam club meet.  43 were there on Friday and 67 on Saturday.  It was 53 years ago but I am still interested in the whereabouts of … Continue reading

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Infinergy Power Ltd.

This is an interesting company over in the UK.  When I looked at them a year ago they were bragging about using the Green steam engine out of San Diego, the one with a flexible drive shaft and a Zee … Continue reading

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Ernie Kanzler

I found an interesting advertisement in the 1974 Steam Automobile Club of America quarterly publication, The Steam Automobile, Vol 16, No 4, by  Kanzler Steam & Transport, Inc. of Costa Mesa, California.  The ad is for “a range of exciting … Continue reading

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Steam yacht LaMont boiler

In the July 1997 “Engineers & Engines” magazine there was a classified ad put in by one L. E. Jalbert of Virginia Beach, VA advertising the following steam power plant that was taken from a steam yacht:  “Lamont Flash Steam … Continue reading

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Delling Steam Automobile

This is a story about one of the great, maybe the best ever, modern steam automobiles that is long lost to history.  The story is related by Jim Crank, noted Doble and White steam automobile historian and expert.  It appears … Continue reading

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