The Battleship Massachusetts at full speed.

Battleship Massachusetts

The Battleship Massachusetts at full speed.

"Waltham Lever Escapement. A device for the governing of speed is the one thing on which accurate time measuring depends." -Hill, 1921

Lever Escapement

"Waltham Lever Escapement. A device for the governing of speed is the one thing on which accurate time…

"Haste makes waste - how true! how much the cost, / The pitcher's broken, and the milk is lost; / With basket full, see how the man is toiling, / Quite hard he runs! the fruit is falling: / Look in the distance, and see the slaughter, / Made by running steam-boats o'er the water."—Barber, 1857

Haste Makes Waste

"Haste makes waste - how true! how much the cost, / The pitcher's broken, and the milk is lost; / With…

A speed-type horse, with well-developed hind legs.

Speed Horse

A speed-type horse, with well-developed hind legs.