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Steam-Propelled Motorcycle

February 6, 2011
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I’m busy in the shop at the moment, but I wanted to give y’all something to read.  Here is an article I found someplace years ago.  Sorry, no source to quote, probably an American magazine from the 19teens. 

 

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  1. Somer permalink
    February 6, 2011 12:38 pm

    There have been several of these.The late Dick Winger built one.I looked at an original one in MA. years ago.

    • February 6, 2011 1:28 pm

      yep, they show up at swap meets from time to time. There was a neat one at Hanford a dozen years ago, but missing the boiler. And another at Dixon, but also not running. Not many of them are in use anymore.

  2. February 8, 2011 8:15 am

    This is from the 1919 Popular Mechanics book “The Boy Mechanic, 800 things for boys to do”. You can see the whole book here;

    http://www.archive.org/stream/boymechanic03popu#page/n5/mode/2up

    Thanks for the nice webpage BTW

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