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Images Dated 21st August 2018

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First Locomotive from 1770 Featured 21 Aug 2018 Print

First Locomotive from 1770

First Locomotive from 1770
In Paris constructed by engineer Eugnot - still thought to be used on the streets.
Cugnot was one of the first to employ successfully a device for converting the reciprocating motion of a steam piston into rotary motion by means of a ratchet arrangement. A small version of his three-wheeled fardier a vapeur ( "steam dray" ) ran in 1769.
Cugnot french inventor( geb. 1725 gest. 1804 )
Original edition from my own archives
Source : Illustrierte Konversations Lexikon 1876

© Ralf Hettler

Greek wind gods Anemoi Featured 21 Aug 2018 Print

Greek wind gods Anemoi

In ancient Greek religion and myth, the Anemoi were wind gods
Original edition from my own archives
Source : Illustrierte Mythologie, Spamer 1879
Boreas, god of the north wind and of winter.
Eurus, god of the unlucky east or southeast wind.
Notus, god of the south wind.
Zephyrus, god of the west wind.
Aparctias, another name for the north wind (not identified with Boreas).
Apheliotes, god of the east wind (when Eurus is considered southeast).
Argestes, another name for the west or northwest wind.
Caicias, god of the northeast wind.
Circios or Thraskias, god of the north-northwest wind.
Euronotus, god of the southeast wind.
Lips, god of the southwest wind.
Skeiron, god of the northwest wind