Tuesday, June 12, 2007

Steampunk magazine #2

Steampunk magazine issue #2 is out now. You can download or order it here.

Before the age of homogenization and micro-machinery, before the tyrannous efficiency of internal combustion and the domestication of electricity, lived beautiful, monstrous machines that lived and breathed and exploded unexpectedly at inconvenient moments. It was a time where art and craft were united, where unique wonders were invented and forgotten, and punks roamed the streets, living in squats and fighting against despotic governance through wit, will and wile.

Even if we had to make it all up.

The Museum of RetroTechnology

Pictured above: The Pierce Centennial Rotary Boiler of July 18??, published in The Manufacturer and Builder

All you need to know about Pneumatic Networking, Heliographs, Mechanical Analogue Computers and Steam Engines. Well, maybe not all, but lots anyway. And with pictures! Link.


Steampunk-CPU at Flickr. Link.