Fumific Impeller

  1. A 17 page pamphlet, &quotDescription of the Fumific Impeller&quot:
    [/color]Description of the Fumific Impeller: Shewing the Direct Application of Hot ... - Alexander Gordon - Google Books

An engine designed to work by heat, not machinery. Runs on coal, but far more efficiently than a steam engine.

I think our Tireless Mechanic must have seen this, once…
edited by Teaspoon on 12/3/2017
edited by Teaspoon on 12/3/2017

Awesome! So the guy in question literally designed rocket engine for ships (fumes of combustion propelling the ship directly, via vectored exhaust). There is no way I am imagining SS’s Impeller as anything other than a Thing with under-waterline rocket exhaust.

edited by CatLady on 1/3/2018