For a Labyrinth Lord or Crypts & Things game this mech provides a perfect fodder for something very different from the usual dragon's lair & its wrecked hide could provide the perfect topping for a mega dungeon!
The Original Source
I 'd like to thank IO9 for providing me with yet more fodder for my campaign!
However the original article from 1914 from a Utah newspaper goes into much, much greater detail! The article has a pdf function & I suggest you download it & read it! Its well worth it. Read it Here
A More Detailed Diagram of this mechanical monster can be seen Here