Some 671,000+ hits, that I read at random
The engineer was impressed with ox-carts ability to traverse rough terrain via large diameter wheels. Thus armed, his prototype scaled books on the Tsar's desk.
"Proving Grounds? We don't need no stinking Proving Grounds!"
Scaled up to chassis they built, the wheels were 27 feet high!
The hilarity started here. Beware, 'History Channel' it's not.
Last edited by Toolmaker51; 06-16-2020 at 11:07 AM.
...we'll learn more by wandering than searching...
@Marv ! -Absolutely right. You'd be amazed at what these guys have come up with thru the years!
The motto for our Ordnance Design Department seems to be "Rather Original than Operational",
just like the saddles of the Austro-Hungarian Cavalry in WW1:
As ornamentally exquisite, as unrideable for any longer amount room-time...
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