A historic building in the Mile High City is home to a steampunk-inspired miniature golf course
Urban Putt, San Francisco’s steampunk-themed miniature golf course, has opened its second location about 1200 miles away in Denver’s LoDo (Lower Downtown) area. Urban Putt Denver occupies the historic Denver City Cable Railway Building.
Highlights from Silicon Valley Comic Con in San Jose, where steampunk was just part of the action
It doesn’t compare to San Diego Comic Con, but Silicon Valley Comic Con was an easy trip from The Steampunk Explorer World Headquarters. Many folks attend comic cons to meet celebrities, but we were more interested in the artists and cosplayers.
Obtainium Works leader Shannon O’Hare shared his wisdom at an August event in Vallejo
Steampunk fans in the San Francisco area received a master class in “How to Make an Art Car” during a presentation Aug. 3 at the Obtainium Works studio in Vallejo, California. They were joined by a group of engineering students from China.
A family airship, steampunk flying saucer and other artistic vehicles take to the streets
Photo Gallery: A wacky fleet of hand-built “sculptural vehicles” navigated an equally wacky obstacle course for the 8th Annual Obtainium Cup Contraptor’s Rally, held Sunday, July 28 on Mare Island in Vallejo, California.
The art group’s in-house photographer shares his images from Burning Man and other events
Obtainium Works is one of the premier art groups in the steampunk world. If you attend an event where they have a presence, chances are that you’ll see Stephen Jacobson with camera in hand. Here’s a look at some of his photos.
. . . at least in spirit, as the Hiller Aviation Museum hosts a Steampunk Extravaganza
San Francisco-area steampunks gathered July 13 amid historic aircraft for a Steampunk Extravaganza hosted by the Hiller Aviation Museum in San Carlos, Calif. The event commemorated the 150th anniversary of the Hermes Jr. Avitor airship.
Pirate Santa, a Kraken inflatable, and lots more at the Northern California Pirate Festival
Steampunk fans from Sacramento and the SF Bay Area staged a friendly invasion of the Northern California Pirate Festival, held June 15 and 16 in Vallejo. But few attendees noticed because the invaders were cleverly disguised as pirates.
We have photos from Day One of this new steampunk event in the San Francisco Bay area
The Silicon Valley Steam Festival debuted June 8 at the Sunol Depot of the Niles Canyon Railway in Northern California. The event featured live entertainment, plus steampunk vendors and rides on steam-powered trains. We have lots of photos.