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Photo Gallery

NB All pictures in book are black and white

Sikorsky

Yes, this was meant to be a helicopter. No wonder Sikorsky then gave up on the idea for the next 30 years. Still, it made a good air-driven sleigh

Cugnot

Cugnot's steamer didn't quite make the grade as a replacement for the horse. It is officially recognized as the first automobile, though