1888: William Timmis: Keely Outdone?

An article from 1888 Author Unknown ——————————————————————- This paper is from Scientific American – August 4, 1888 – page 69 ——————————————————————– Keely Outdone? Several newspapers have referred to a new invention by one William Timmis, which, if successful, will revolutionize motive power. The inventor is an unpretentious English mechanic residing in Pittsburg, Pa., who claims to have invented a machine by which untold motive power can be stored or used without the expenditure of fuel. The story goes that he has been engaged for two years in perfecting the invention, and is now negotiating with the government of England, Russia, and the United States for the sale of the right to use his discovery, which, if after examination it proves to be what he claims, will revolutionize the motive powers of the world. He claims to be able to create a pressure of 20,000 pounds per square inch – […] Read More