Whats the humdrum about Chaps? Adventures into Victorian Science Fiction and Steampunk with ramblings about Aeronefs, Dirigibles, Land Ironclads, Anarchists, Dinosaur Hunting, Terranefs, Aquanefs, Mad Scientists, and all manner of electric contraptions and steam conveyances. It may not make sense, but there will be claret and a nice cheese board at the end. Tally-Ho and "Vôtre dans une sauce au vin blanc!"
Sunday, 26 October 2014
Recently I had the chance to sneak a peak at the USS Olympia at the Independence Seaport in Philadelphia. Launched in 1892 she is a one of a class protected cruiser sporting 8 and 5 inch guns. She is also a veteran of the Spanish-American War and is in beautiful condition.
Unfortunately, my camera decided to die earlier in the day so I have no pics of the occasion, but it was excellent If you are in the area so drop down and see this lovely lady of the sea. http://www.phillyseaport.org/olympia