Youth Invents Gondola Shoes to Walk English Channel (Sep, 1931)
If he ever attempted this I’m pretty sure you can visit both Mr. Terry and his gondola shoes a few meters down just off the coast of Dover.
Youth Invents Gondola Shoes to Walk English Channel
THE ancient Biblical feat of walking on water is soon to be duplicated by a Washington youth, George Terry, who has invented an odd pair of gondola shoes to achieve the stunt. The scene of the re-enactment of the feat will be the English Channel, between Dover and Calais.
A Water-Driven Ferris Wheel for the Camp (Jun, 1924)
I’m not sure that this would work very well… Not to mention building it the middle of a river with a decent current would be less than easy.
A Water-Driven Ferris Wheel for the Camp
By D. R. VAN HORN
THE chief merit of the amusement device shown in the drawing is the fact that it will give the users alternate sun and water baths as long as they wish and without effort on their part. Because of this wholesome fun and the simplicity of design the wheel is a desirable addition to any summer camp situated on a stream with sufficient current to operate it.