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Archive: May 2012

Lovely Japanese Vintage Ads Industrial Design with a Deliciously Cute Factor Car Dashboards as Works of Art New & old, weird & beautiful “dashes” DRB Pic of the Day: Cold War Jet Fighter F-80 jet, in all its Chrome-like Glory Star Wars Superfun Update Big Bang explosion of creativity! Liquid Art & Droplet Photography One Ordinary Drop of Water Precariously Leaning Towers of [...]

The Bennie Railplane

This mass-transit railway was a propeller-driven train suspended beneath a monorail in Glasgow, Scotland. The test track for the Bennie Railplane was built in the 1930s, but the system was never implemented wider because of the economic difficulties of the time. See more pictures at Dark Roasted Blend. Link -via the Presurfer

DRB Pic of the Day: Propeller-driven "The Bennie Railplane"

“PIC OF THE DAY” Link Still hanging there in the 1950s, rusted and abandoned… We wrote about the Bennie Monorail System in Glasgow, Scotland before, see our One Track Wonders: Early Monorails article. But since then, better pictures have been discovered and more information has come to light, so we have to [...]