San Diego Automotive Museum

The local San Diego steampunk community acquitted itself with valor by providing the curation and content for the marvelous Steampunk Exhibition at the San Diego Automotive Museum. And, to get it off to a rousing start, the community had a picnic for the grand opening! I think Drake looked particularly dashing in his picknicky best.

Picnic Drake

Drake Dines Al Fresco

Starburner Galactic Courier Service made huge contributions including the basecamp they purpose built for Gaslight Gathering 2012.



And, of course, there were various steampunked devices including a cannon that periodically fired blasts of, what else, steam (well, water vapor for you physics nerds).

Steam Cannon

Do Not Turn Your Back

And what was probably a scooter in its previous, and less glorious, life.

Steam Cycle

The Steam Engine Probably Makes it Faster

In case you haven’t noticed, I’m not the best photographer. Fortunately, Jerry Abuan is at almost all these events and he’s a professional. His pics of the event are much more exciting.