In the days before Facebook, Twitter, YouTube and even Silodrome, computers were a lot better looking. Though they didn’t have solitaire installed and it wasn’t yet possible to look at pictures of naked women on them. Not all progress is bad I guess.
This American LeFrance Speedster is a V12 custom built steam punk-esque monster with a 200hp engine, a chassis from a 1923 American LeFrance and so much attention to detail I’m convinced that it was built by a man with clinical OCD.
So this post is a request for information about the bike in this picture, we know it’s a custom BSA and we know that it was taken by Brett Sloan Photography.
This steampunk chandelier by The Milton Douglas Lamp Co. is the perfect light fitting for a garage, man-room, shed, bar or basement laboratory.
Nannini is a small Italian company that builds some of the finest goggles you’ll find anywhere in the world, each pair is handmade using soft leather and this goggle, their TT model…
PainTTless is one of those motorcycles that comes along every now and then than makes even jaded, cynical motorcycle journalists stop and think.
So long as there are men there’ll be cards, whiskey and cigars. Up until fairly recently there wasn’t a whole lot of variety available in the playing card space and so in order to rectify this, the designers at Theory11 designed this beautiful pack of steam punk playing cards.
Airships represent an alternative form of air transport that I secretly wish was far more commonplace. I’d happily spend 5 days cruising across the Atlantic on a luxurious cruise between London and New York and I’m sure I’m not the only one.
I stumbled across this picture months ago and haven’t been able to dig any more information up on it, it appears to be the most steampunktastic inverted monorail I’ve ever seen.
The Dynasphere was a unique attempt at rethinking the still relatively new concept of personal, motorised transport. And it was insane.
With the surge in popularity of electric bicycles it’s interesting to note that they were first invented in the 19th century, a number of patents were filed around the same time with this one by H. W. Libbey being the closet approximation to the set up electric bicycles have today.
There’s something captivating about the photograph on the left, even though it’s a still image it still manages to somehow convey both a sense of speed and a sense of noise, even over 100 years later.