“Build a comedy ford”, old timey version of bouncing suspension once found in rap music videos. Modern Mechanix 1933 – Link.
Sled stove for skating parties, Modern Mechanix 1933 – Link.
Back in world war II people would conserve gas and use battery powered/pedal powered ways to get around, Popular Mechanics, 1941.
Steampunk remote controlled train, retro Crab-Fu! Popular Mechanics 1936 – Link.
All of this and more @ Modern Mechanix – Link.
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Warm climate people slay me!!! Wouldn’t it melt the ice below??? Believe it or not, HEAT RISES!!! Ice is often 12″-24″ thick. Bonfires right on the ice melt an inch or so, but that standing water shields the heat from melting any farther. Jeff Foxworthy called us stoupid for doing this on Blue Collar. You would need a 24 hour heat scource AND remove the standing water to melt through the ice entirely.
That train is the original steampunk!
The train is not the original steampunk, this little tidbit from 1831 is: http://www.pemberley.com/janeinfo/1831steam.jpg
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