Colin Wood
Colin Wood Associate Editor
9/4/20 1:29 p.m.

In recent years, various individuals, companies and even entire governments have been exploring alternative fuels as a way to break our dependency on oil.

One man in the early 1970s, however, may have been well ahead of the curve. His alternative fuel of choice? Steam.

Edward Pritcher, an Australian mechanical engineer, replaced the internal combustion engine in a Ford Falcon with a proprietary steam engine of his design. The result? A car that not only produced virtually no harmful emissions, but also a car that could run on just about any type of fuel.

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