WOW!! That's about as fascinating as it gets! And dry air to boot!
Thanks for the link.
----- Original Message -----
From: "Timothy H. Collins" <email@example.com>
To: "Paul Asgeirsson" <PAsgeirsson@worldnet.att.net>; "Larry Daniels"
<firstname.lastname@example.org>; "Spridgets List" <email@example.com>
Sent: Thursday, May 31, 2007 12:39 PM
Subject: Re: Compressed Air Powered Car
> Since you mentioned compressed air powered trams, did you know that
> several mines used a system to compress the air that had no moving
> parts? A really ingenious system. Here's how they produced 125 psi
> for "free." I know of a mine in the U.P. of Michigan (Victoria) that
> used this system too.
> At 12:43 PM 5/31/2007, Paul Asgeirsson wrote:
> >Old technology always seems to reappear!! In mines, compressed air
> >locomotive were commonly used before the electric ones came into being.
> >Compressed air was always available in the tunnels so there wasn't a
> >on "Refueling" when they ran out of or low on air.
> >Again, even then, it was a trade of fossil fuels for the compressed air,
> >just as the new cars from India will be doing.
> >Paul A
> Tim Collins