MAY WE RECOMMEND--
The Pleasures of the Silent Whistle
A look back at technology
Engineers and scientists know that one of life's subtle pleasures comes from watching a soundless film of a loud steam whistle. Thanks to the Library of Congress, you can indulge in this most abstruse of activities.
If you have a fairly fast Internet connection, take your choice of these formats for viewing the whistle:
Real Media Whistle
MPEG (approx 5 meg) Whistle
(Thanks to the Library of Congress for making this film available.)
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