A snippet from Miss Winsome and Scientific Society. If you like to read others or particitpate here is the link. Dieselpunks is a great site.
She crossed her arms. “Why are you and your brother’s cycles so noisy? What are you doing here? You’re suppose to be watching Roosevelt and reporting back to me in two days. It’s then that we make our next plan.”
“The board and Senator Roosevelt are not staying at Old Faithful; tents aren’t good enough for them. Guess burning that hotel was a mistake as the old codgers are all going to the Canyon Hotel. And, if you must know, we improved our steamo’cycles to make the marvelous zooming rat-a-tat pop noise. I’m not telling you how we did it, ‘cause we’re going to sell our noise invention.”