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A headlight from a 1900 Locomobile.
National Automobile Museum, Reno, Nevada.
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Sorry Ernest...even though I spent a total of five hours in this wonderful museum...and saw every kind of headlamp imaginable, I didn't get a chance to get an answer to that question. I suspect the car makers were beyond candle power by 1900. I know miners were using carbide before 1900. I suspect this one burned kerosene...appears to have a small reservoir below the mirrored light chamber.
And a locomobile? Was that another designation for Stanley Steamer? Nice photo of the lamp! With all the air holes it must have consumed a lot of oxygen or given off a lot of smoke. It would be interesting to learn more about the locomobile. Nice touch with the aging/sepia work. Keep up the good work! :-)