Vintage Lab Week: The Real Deal

I have more images on this subject, so I am going to extend the week a little while guest hosting. As exciting as Mad Scientists’ laboratories can be in movies, perhaps they would not exist in too much form if the real deal labs were not as fantastic.

High-frequency apparatus in the arc laboratory at the Fixed Nitrogen Research Laboratory.

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Apparatus that used silica gel in the arc process at the Fixed Nitrogen Research Laboratory

1920’s research lab. Pretty cool–enough to cause Pavlovian responses for lab geeks.

Kodak Research Laboratories in Rochester, New York, in 1920 / Courtesy of Kodak. Now that’s a lab! Imagine the research that went into developing celluloid film in the early 1900’s…

Stay tuned for more!

5 Responses to “Vintage Lab Week: The Real Deal”

  1. After all the Eureka I have been watching… this just struck a nerve.

    • 13hearseman13 Says:

      That’s great! I always appreciated these things, but now I have someone to geek out with over it all. It’s a bonus to share it with the SheWalksSoftly blog followers!

  2. Dear sir, I can see you rather at home in any of these rooms.

    • 13hearseman13 Says:

      Miss Carrie Filetti, it is my goal to put together a display of vintage apparatus as part of this home’s decor.

  3. Wow! I remember seeing something about that guy who tried to replicate the conditions of Earth when life first formed. It was all pipes and beakers and risk of explosion!

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