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of Stapfer de Duclos, Marseille.
1872 Daniel Stapfer had built a steam tricycle that ran 'at the speed of a trotting horse', but the boiler steaming rate was inadequte and the fire was difficult to maintain, with charcoal or coke.
1875 Report of his investigations, with M. Baret, engineer of the Compagnie des Docks, of Field tubes in boilers.