Look, ma - No Smoke!


Patent No.531,555

Issued: December 25, 1894

Inventor: Frank Charles McNally, Kansas City, Missouri

The ultimate in low-pollution vehicles. A steam locomotive is equipped with a cover plate on its smokestack. The smoke is sucked back into the firebox by a blower, thus causing the locomotive to consume all of its own smoke, and increasing efficiency by forcing the boiler to consume all of its unburned by-products.

Think this could be applied to automobiles? Just connect the tailpipe to the air cleaner, and presto! One hundred percent recyling and no pollution!

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Last updated: Wed, 14 Oct 2020