Wednesday, August 27, 2014
Your dad hauled ass into destiny and flew into fame with every moment of destruction his camera captured. Instead of jotting down thousands of words, he left a biography of badassery in images.
A rare picture of the second Fontaine, shown here arriving at St Thomas, Ontario, Canada, in July 1881, for trails on the Canada Southern Railroad. Engineer Ike Deyell stands in the gangway, whileFireman George Westfall is leaning from the cab.
From A Locomotive Engineer's Album
George B Abdill 1965
The cylinders were 17 x 24 in, the wheelbase was 23 ft 4 in, and the total heating surface (firebox + tubes) was 1033.5 sq ft. Total weight was 82,000 lb.
(Info from Scientific American Supplement, 5th November 1881
Found on https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=10152697715694306&set=gm.10152646567724556&type=1&permPage=1
The video isn't embeddable, but you see how it pivots, and can be used to get a car or truck up in the air, and if you make one yourself, you can design the height and length to suit your needs
The video is here: https://www.facebook.com/video.php?v=10154513384305112
The Dodge 2.7-liter V6, for example, produces about the same horsepower as the Honda Accord EX's four-cylinder, yet it has less fuel efficiency than the Accord's 268-hp V6.