Technology, A water tricycle, Sea-Spider, Ocean Tricycle, Atlantic City
"Ein Wasserdreirad" (a water tricycle, Sea-Spider, Ocean Tricycle)
Wood engraving image with German text about a water tricycle.
Published ca 1880. On the reverse side is unrelated text.
Original antique print
Image: 13.5 x 10 cm (5.3 x 3.9")
This is entirely due to the effect of the paddle wheels.
(. v. M.
The resort-goers of Atlantic City, a fashionable seaside resort near New York, may have the pleasure of plowing through the waves of the ocean on the tricycle here shown, provided the latter is in a good mood. The tricycle consists
as can be seen, from a platform that hovers above the water and rests on three wheels. They are provided with small teeth on their circumference, similar to those of mowers. A steam engine is arranged on the platform, which by means of shafts and gears, which engage in the teeth of the wheels,
Of course, driving such a tricycle is only complete for a cinem
flat, sandy beaches possible. Accordingly, this vehicle differs essentially from Robert Fryer's velocipede steamship, which is mentioned in Volume 1, G. 116, which keeps itself floating by means of its large hollow paddle wheels, i.e. not on the sand
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serves as a tax.
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various Gajen experiments were made, all of which were ignited more or less quickly. At Verin chen, which Berfasser with gun cotton
The shot bells of the incandescent lamps.
The Philosopher's Stone. III.