Thursday, November 07, 2019

Historical Technology Books - 34 in a series - The gasoline engine (1912) by Harry Goodrich Diefendorf

Technology isn't just computers, networks and phones. Technology has always been part of the human experience. All of our ancestors have looked for ways to help them survive and do less work for more gain. has a host of old technology books (from mid-19th to mid-20th Century) available in many formats and on a host of topics. Many of the technologies discussed within these books are being put to use again these days in the back to the land" and homesteading movements. You might even find something that could address one of your own garden or farm issues but has been lost to time and history. Enjoy! --Douglas



THIS book is intended to give briefly the general principles of construction and operation and instructions pertaining to the installation, care and use of internal combustion engines. Care has been used to avoid the extremely technical and to use only the simplest language and descriptive matter.


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