Mechanical Elephants, Horses, and other Walking Animals

This page will contain a timeline showing Walking Animals, and dates showing the creation or announcement of the contraptions.

For the moment, it is more a list of what is going to be placed in this blog. If IMAGE IS CLICKABLE, then a blog post exists for it. Check out the updates page for the recent posts.

Mechanical  Elephants 

NoPhotoAvailable Mechanical Elephants, Horses, and other Walking Animals7thCentury Mechanical Elephant (Indian Legend)
The Steam House by Leon Benett x80 Mechanical Elephants, Horses, and other Walking Animals1880- "The Steam House" by Jules Verne (Fiction)
elephant morse 1893 p2 x80 Mechanical Elephants, Horses, and other Walking Animals1891 – Mechanical Elephant by Woolson Morse
Electric Elephant 90 x80 Mechanical Elephants, Horses, and other Walking Animals1903- "The Wonderful Electric Elephant" by Frances T. Montgomery
Mech el sl x80 Mechanical Elephants, Horses, and other Walking Animals1932 – "Mechanical El" – Paris
Japanese mechanical elephant 1935 x80 Mechanical Elephants, Horses, and other Walking Animals1935c – Japanese Mechanical Elephant
Shrum ModMechanixMay1937 2   Copy x80 Mechanical Elephants, Horses, and other Walking Animals1937 – Shrum Brother's Mechanical Elephants 
1953 American Mechanical elephant x80 Mechanical Elephants, Horses, and other Walking Animals1938 – Hutton's American Mechanical Elephant
messmore elephant x640 x80 Mechanical Elephants, Horses, and other Walking Animals1939 – Messmore & Damon Mechanical Elephant
                           PoCo Mechanical elephant 1980c x80 Mechanical Elephants, Horses, and other Walking Animals1980c – "PoCo" Post Code's Mechanical Elephant (nee "Barney") 
Macades Mechanical Elephant x80 Mechanical Elephants, Horses, and other Walking Animals1949- Macades / Luneside Mechanical Elephants
Stuart Mechanical Elephant P8 x80 Mechanical Elephants, Horses, and other Walking Animals1950s – Frank Stuart Mechanical Elephants
                     maurice radburn bimbo x80 Mechanical Elephants, Horses, and other Walking Animals1948-9 Maurice Radburn's "Bimbo" Prototype
                     Nellie Mechanical Elephant SAustralia x80 Mechanical Elephants, Horses, and other Walking Animals1950 – Frank Stuart's "Nellie" in Australia
                     parradine elephant small x80(1) Mechanical Elephants, Horses, and other Walking Animals1950 – "Nellie" of England

                     Wendelken on mechanical elephant x80 Mechanical Elephants, Horses, and other Walking Animals1951 – Frank Stuart's Mechanical Elephants in America
                                        jumbo Cunningham Gavette early x80 Mechanical Elephants, Horses, and other Walking Animals1951 – Cunningham's "Jumbo" Elephant of Detroit
                                                  Jumbo Jack 01 x80 Mechanical Elephants, Horses, and other Walking Animals1979 – "Jumbo" Restoration by Larry Gavette
                                        Wendelken on mechanical elephant x80 Mechanical Elephants, Horses, and other Walking Animals1953 – Wendelken's "Wendy" Elephant of New York

                                        ezell elephant boxoffice 092554 71 x80 Mechanical Elephants, Horses, and other Walking Animals1954 – Ezell Mechanical Elephant of Houston
                     Mech Elephant Bensina Gavette 005 x80 Mechanical Elephants, Horses, and other Walking Animals1952-67 – "Bensina" of Sweden
                     Electric mechanical elephant x80 Mechanical Elephants, Horses, and other Walking Animals 1965 – Electrophants – Frank Stuart

Early Mechanical Horses

 
 
Early Fictional Mechanical Animals

NoPhotoAvailable Mechanical Elephants, Horses, and other Walking Animals7thCentury Mechanical Elephant (Indian Legend)


French walking tiger p1 Crop x80 Mechanical Elephants, Horses, and other Walking AnimalsFrench Walking Tiger
TEAL walker p0 x80 Mechanical Elephants, Horses, and other Walking Animals1955- TEAL (model) – Peter Holland

dogarfur x80 Mechanical Elephants, Horses, and other Walking Animals1981- Arfur Dog
Wareham Walking dog SBJan91 x80(1) Mechanical Elephants, Horses, and other Walking Animals1988-92 – Wareham – Mechanical Animals

Theo Jansen Animaris Rhinoceros Lignatus x80 Mechanical Elephants, Horses, and other Walking Animals2001- Theo Jansen Animaris Rhinoceros Lignatus
Shiva walking tiger Brugge Crop x80 Mechanical Elephants, Horses, and other Walking Animals2002 – Shiva – Mechanical Walking Tiger
panda walker planetx x80 Mechanical Elephants, Horses, and other Walking Animals2006c – planetX - Entertainment Walking Panda
soviet walker p4 x80 Mechanical Elephants, Horses, and other Walking Animals2007 -Ivanov's Walking Ostrich
                 

Gigantic Animal Walkers
 

Dan Dare Phant Walking Machine 1956 p0214   Copy x80 Mechanical Elephants, Horses, and other Walking Animals1955- Dan Dare – Phant Walking Tank – Fictional
Syd mead sentinelII USSteel quadruped x80 Mechanical Elephants, Horses, and other Walking Animals1969- US Steel: Walker – Syd Mead – Conceptual
at at b w x80 Mechanical Elephants, Horses, and other Walking Animals1980- AT-AT (Star Wars) – Fictional
RUNNING OF THE SIX DRGXX CC x80 Mechanical Elephants, Horses, and other Walking Animals1983- DRGXX – Syd Mead – Conceptual
Syd Mead Moon Walker p0 x80 Mechanical Elephants, Horses, and other Walking Animals
1984- Moon Walker – Syd Mead – Conceptual
Theo Jansen Animaris Rhinoceros Lignatus x80 Mechanical Elephants, Horses, and other Walking Animals2001- Theo Jansen Animaris Rhinoceros Lignatus