An interesting place to visit
|Henry Artist||27/11/2020 12:30:23|
121 forum posts
Going to a museum is a wonderful way to learn how things were done in the past and to gain knowledge of how devices were constructed. Since it is not always possible (particularly at present) to visit museums in person having a museum that exists entirely online can be quite handy...
The Museum of Retro Technology is a work of almost encyclopaedic proportions that encompasses all that is strange, weird, bizarre, or just downright odd in the history of mechanical engineering.
Like all good museums it manages to educate and entertain in equal measure.
|Brian Sweeting||27/11/2020 13:21:53|
|453 forum posts|
Thanks for that.
|David Colwill||27/11/2020 13:32:38|
|774 forum posts|
I have little enough time as it is.
I now have even less.
On the bright side I now know of the Shakespeare Mangle.
|old mart||27/11/2020 18:18:46|
|3723 forum posts|
I bet there are lots of interesting sites like this, keep up with the links, everybody.
|Dave Halford||27/11/2020 19:03:44|
|2014 forum posts|
Always wanted a cutlery gun, you never know----
6215 forum posts
And I soooo want a Stirling Engine powered gramophone complete with enamelled megaphone.
And a steam powered bicycle. And a powered sack barrow.
We live in such an age of uniformity...
|Dominic Bramley||28/11/2020 07:53:01|
|55 forum posts|
Has anyone here made a square piston engine?
|1697 forum posts|
Thanks, what an interesting site.
Launches powered by boiling petrol what a good idea (not).
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