Building an Automobile, Step 02: Crank-Shaft and Fly-Wheel

| View Cart ⇗ | Info

“Crankcase with crank-shaft and fly-wheel added. The crankshaft serves the same purpose in an automobile as the pedals do on a bicycle. The fly-wheel on the end helps it to keep turning at an even speed.” -Bodmer, 1917


Rudolph J. Bodmer, ed. The Book of Wonders (Washington, DC: Bureau of Industrial Education, Inc., 1917)


TIFF (full resolution)

2400×1305, 527.1 KiB

Large GIF

1024×556, 66.1 KiB

Medium GIF

640×348, 33.8 KiB

Small GIF

320×174, 13.3 KiB