Inspired by The Wild Wild West, David Carlyle transforms horse trailers into small homes
Photo Gallery: An ill-fated business venture led a semi-retired landscape architect to a pastime converting old horse trailers into Victorian-style homes on wheels. David Carlyle calls it a hobby, but he’s sold the trailers for about $30,000 each.
Just in time for Halloween, a tour of selected locations from a new cemetery travel guide
Photo Gallery: San Francisco author Loren Rhoads has carved a niche for herself writing about cemeteries. In a three-part series, we’ll look at notable places from her book, 199 Cemeteries to See Before You Die. Part I: Locations in the U.S. and Canada.
Eric Kelly transforms Victorian-era photography into surreal and unsettling works of art
Steampunk enthusiasts can step into an alternate universe of eerie Victorian characters as Art Works Downtown in San Rafael, California, hosts “Curiously Grim,” an exhibit featuring the work of Eric Kelly. It runs through October 6.
We asked 10 authors to suggest their top travel destinations for steampunks
Suppose you had unlimited use of an airship, and you could take a crew of steampunks anyplace in the world. Where would you go? What destinations have sparked your imagination, or might inspire others? Top steampunk authors weigh in.
A Michigan steampunk artist has her greatest success selling handmade jewelry close to home
Most people go to farmers’ markets for deals on fresh produce, but at the one in Flint, Michigan, you can find Heather Wright selling her handmade steampunk jewelry. Her creations recently caught the eye of Michigan Radio.
A California couple makes "re-fabricated finery for the fashionable adventurer"
After corporate downsizing left David Berry out of work, he and wife Maria embarked on a new venture making robot taxidermy, quick-draw tea cups, and other creations seen at steampunk events.
A look at Professor Tittiger's whimsical steampunk devices, and the story behind them
Where most people see a conga, Professor Jakob J. Tittiger sees a Steampunk Submersible. A butter churn? No, it's a core component in a Steampunk Proton Pack. From objects like these, he makes contraptions seen at steampunk events. . .
Sacramento artist Paul X. Stewart mines Goodwill outlets for steampunk treasure
Goodwill outlets sell leftover merchandise from regular thrift stores "by the pound." At an outlet in Sacramento, you may see Paul X. Stewart gathering materials for his steampunk projects. . .