1000 Mechanical Movements is of tremendous value to anyone exploring the lost technology of a century ago. It is a gold-mine of reference material for steampunk, sci-fi, and fantasy artwork. From the devices that power ships and trains to the workings of clocks, typewriters, and guns, this spectacular visual narrative profiles the unique properties of hundreds of mechanical devices. Detailed illustrations depict steam-powered appliances, spring-powered implements, hydraulic equipment, and other machines, many of which remain in common use today. This vast array of devices is an invaluable resource for engineers, inventors, and designers of all stripes, as well as anyone who simply loves mechanics and well-designed, complicated structures-all of whom will experience endless fascination and inspiration perusing the novelty and variety of these ingenious mechanical designs.