Related Posts Plugin for WordPress, Blogger...
Browse by Decade
Amazonian
More Ads?

Ads

Search
Ads

Amazon Fun

Navigation
« Age Wars! The Coming Battle Between Young and Old (1986) | Main | The Future of the Helicopter (1955) »
Thursday
Mar262009

The Gyroscope Monorail System (1912)

August 15, 1912 Fort Wayne Sentinel (Fort Wayne, IN)

The August 15, 1912 Fort Wayne Sentinel (Fort Wayne, IN) ran a short piece about how the gyroscope monorail system was the mass transit wave of the future. An excerpt as well as the full article appear below:

On the left, a common scene when the gyroscope monorail system comes into general use. It looks dangerous,  but is perfectly safe. On the right, above, monorail system in operation in Prussia, more than eight miles long and mostly overhanging the river Wupper. Each car carries fifty passengers, weighs fourteen tons and is suspended from a single rail. Below, sketch of monorail system planned to connect Liverpool and Manchester, England, with cars running 120 miles an hour.

Previously on Paleo-Future:

PrintView Printer Friendly Version

EmailEmail Article to Friend

Reader Comments (1)

According to my exploration, thousands of persons on our planet receive the home loans at various banks. Therefore, there's a good chance to receive a auto loan in every country.

March 27, 2010 | Unregistered CommenterGlassRene21

PostPost a New Comment

Enter your information below to add a new comment.

My response is on my own website »
Author Email (optional):
Author URL (optional):
Post:
 
Some HTML allowed: <a href="" title=""> <abbr title=""> <acronym title=""> <b> <blockquote cite=""> <code> <em> <i> <strike> <strong>