Thomson Uniflow Steam Automobile

General Electric Company1895/1905

Museum of Innovation & Science

Museum of Innovation & Science
Schenectady, United States

Steam powered automobile built by General Electric inventors Elihu Thomson and Hermann Lemp. The new "flash" tube boiler design and improved steering and braking mechanisms represent important advances in steam vehicle technology.


  • Title: Thomson Uniflow Steam Automobile
  • Creator: General Electric Company
  • Date Created: 1895/1905
  • Location: Lynn, Massachusetts
  • Physical Dimensions: 8 x 10 in
  • Original Language: English
  • Subject Keywords: Alternative Energy, advertising, Runabout
  • Type: Photograph
  • Publisher: General Electric Company
  • Rights: This digital image may be used for educational uses. Please cite as miSci- Museum of Innovation & Science. Prior written permission is required for any other use of the images from miSci.

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