For Dieselpunks in the US today, which is Memorial Day, is one that I think probably touches many of us in a way that it might not some.
World War I in many ways gave birth to the Diesel Era. One cannot fully understand the Diesel Era without understanding the role of the Great War. I would highly recommend Tome's excellent article about the Lost Generation in the recent issue of the Gatehouse Gazette.…Continue
The great Ken Burns will be back soon with a documentary that I bet all of us here will want to see:
Though Lord_K has already mentioned this elsewhere, I'm proud to announce that Stefan has been so gracious as to create a new logo for my group that I'm working to establish, "North Texas Dieselpunks." He created a color version for the web site and a black & white version that will be useful for printing on handouts or flyers.
I can't say how much I appreciate Stefan's work on this. He's such an amazing artist and such a great guy. We are so lucky to have Stefan as a…Continue
There have been some interesting appearance of references to Dieselpunk in the media. Not long ago Doug Bell of the band Bellevue Cadillac referred to their band as as "dieselpunk band" during an newspaper interview.
It's surprised me that no one has mentioned the recent article by our very own Tome Wilson in Issue 18 of The Gatehouse Gazette titled, "The Lost Generation." He does a wonderful job of capturing the essence of the 1920s with all of it's challenges and promise. I highly recommend it.
Good job, Tome!…Continue
The Goodyear company has announced that it's replacing it's fleet of blimps for a semi-rigid hybrid made by ZLT Zeppelin Luftschifftechnik. Here's an article on it.