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1. Lamp, whale oil Lamp, whale oil Whale; Whales; Oil lamp; Whale oil; United States; Light; Lighting device; Candlestick; Candlesticks Tall cylindrical chamber lamp with double wick.

2. Lamp, Kerosene Lamp, Kerosene Oil lamp; Light; Lighting device; Whaling; Whale; Whales; Whale oil; Camphene; Kerosene; Kerosene lamp This lamp has a tall cylindrical reservoir which is white glass, handpainted with autumn colored leaves. There is a wheel handle for moving the wick upwards. The base of the lamp is heavy cast iron sporting...

3. New York Central Steam Locomotive #999; New York Central Steam Locomotive #999; Rail transportation; Railroads; Steam locomotives; New York City; Chicago, Illinois; Columbian Exposition; World records; Speed records The New York Central 999 steam locomotive and fuel car measure approximately sixteen feet tall, ten feet wide, and forty-eight feet long. The driving wheels are seven feet, two inches tall. The locomotive...

4. Pioneer Zephyr Pioneer Zephyr Railroads; Rail transportation; Trains; Streamline design; Art Moderne; Art Deco; Diesel locomotives; World's Fair; A Century of Progress; Speed records; A streamlined stainless steel high-speed motor three-car train, powered by a 600 horsepower diesel engine. The train is 197 feet long. It weighs ninety-eight tons.

5. All fuel is scarce, plan for winter now! All fuel is scarce, plan for winter now! Energy conservation--United States; World War, 1939-1945--Economic aspects--United States ; War posters, American ; World War II Poster, color, 20.2 x 28.5 in., published by the United States Government Printing Office

6. A message to our tenants from the government; Help stop fuel waste A message to our tenants from the government; Help stop fuel waste Energy conservation--United States; World War, 1939-1945--Economic aspects--United States ; War posters, American ; World War II Poster, color, all lettered, 14 x 20 in., published by the United State Government Printing Office

7. Fuel fights! Save your share Fuel fights! Save your share Energy conservation; World War, 1939-1945--Economic aspects--United States ; War posters, American ; World War II Poster, color, all lettered, 14.25 x 20 in., published by the United States Government Printing Office

8. Lamp, whale oil Lamp, whale oil Whale; Whales; Oil lamp; Whale oil; United States; Light; Lighting device; Chamber lamp A cone shaped chamber lamp made of tin with the double wick fixture of a whale oil lamp.

9. Lamp, Fuel Lamp, Fuel Whale; Whales; Whale oil; Light; Lighting device; Lamps; Camphene; Chamber lamp A small glass lamp, bell-shaped, which has a small semicircular glass handle. The pewter cap and wick fixture is fastened to the top of the glass. This lamp has a single wick.

10. Lamp, Camphene Lamp, Camphene Whale; Whales; Whale oil; Light; Lighting device; Lamps; Camphene; Peg lamp This lamp has a double wick fixture made of tin, with the characteristically splayed camphene wick holders. It even holds its own wick covers to keep fuel from evaporating. The fixture is fitted onto a...

11. Lamp, Fuel Lamp, Fuel Whale; Whales; Whale oil; Light; Lighting device; Lamps; Camphene; Workman's lamp A tin cylindrical lamp with a single wick channel in the center of the top of the lamp. At the bottom of the lamp is a triangular projection, probably for fastening it to a wall or wooden structure.

12. Lamp, Fuel Lamp, Fuel Oil lamp; Light; Lighting device; Whaling; Whale; Whales; Whale oil; Camphene A copper/brass lamp made of several parts. A saucer base has a ring for hanging it up and a small circular handle. On top of the saucer is a tall cylindrical post on which a canting (tilting) reservoir...

13. Lamp, Camphene; Lamp, Camphene; Oil lamp; Lighting device; Light; Whaling; Whale; Whales; Whale oil; Camphene; A tin lamp with a conical base upon which is mounted a larger conical reservoir. The single wick opening which comes from the top of the lamp has a chained conical cover. There is a whole in the back of...

14. Lamp, Fuel Lamp, Fuel Oil lamp; Light; Lighting device; Whaling; Whale; Whales; Whale oil; Camphene; Lard oil A copper/brass lamp made of several parts. A saucer base has a ring for hanging it up and a small circular handle. On top of the saucer is a tall cylindrical post on which a canting (tilting) reservoir...

15. Boeing 40B-2 Air Mail Plane Boeing 40B-2 Air Mail Plane Air transportation; Aircraft; Airplanes; Transportation; Airmail; Biplanes; Engines; Radial engine; Postal service A single-engine biplane. The fuselage is painted green and gray and its wings are red and gray. Wing construction consists of solid spruce wooden poles routed out for lightness, spruce ribs and a plywood...

16. Wright Brothers Model B Airplane Engine Wright Brothers Model B Airplane Engine Airplanes; Aircraft; Airplane engines; Air transportation; Aviation; Engines The Wright Brothers Model B Airplane Engine is a vertical, four-cylinder, water-cooled, inline, reciprocating engine [a reciprocating engine converts energy from fuel to mechanical motion by driving the...

17. Benz Velo Automobile Benz Velo Automobile Automobiles; Automobiles--Germany; Cars; Land transportation; Benz, Bertha; Benz, Carl, 1884-1929; Inventions; Motorized buggy; Transportation The Benz Velo is a motorized two-passenger buggy. Its engine is situated in a box behind the seats. The auto has four wheels with spokes, the back two are 35.5 and the front two are twenty-three inches....

18. Royal Page Davidson Armored Car Royal Page Davidson Armored Car Automobiles; Steam automobiles; Military automobiles; Military cars; Peoria, Illinois; Northwestern Military Academy; Transportation; Land transportation; Patents The Royal Page Davidson Armored car weighs 1,100 pounds. Its steam boiler is in the front and is connected to a six horsepower Duryea three-cylinder steam engine. On the vehicle's front frame is mounted...

19. Spirit of America Racecar Spirit of America Racecar Racecars; Jet-powered racecars; Racing cars; Automobiles; World records; Speed records; Bonneville Salt Flats, Utah; Land transportation A jet-powered racecar. It has an elongated aerodynamic fuselage, which is supported by one large wheel in the front and two in back. The internal structure consists of welded tubular white metal welded...

20. Don't shiver next winter... order coal now! Don't shiver next winter... order coal now! energy conservation; World War, 1939-1945--Economic aspects--United States ; War posters, American ; World War II Poster, color, 18.4 x 26 in., published by the United States Government Printing Office
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