Side and Inside View of Steam Operated Vehicle
A side and inside view of the superheated steam vehicle. Water is heated by a heat transferred by the fuel in the front casing of the vehicle. The steam is transferred to the piston, underneath the vehicle, to be compressed and expanded. The piston shaft is moves the bar connected to the wheel to operate the vehicle.
Encyclopaedia Britannica (11th ed., vol. 18) (New York, NY: The Encyclopaedia Britannica Company, 1910)