RIP Ray Bradbury: "The history of America is mad men creating things in garages. The Smithsonian came to me a few years ago and wanted to make an exhibit on American scientific history. I wanted to make a huge exhibit full of garage doors."
Pratt & Whitney display at the Vienna Exhibition (1873) featured a single engine powering any number of tools all connected by leather belts. One major power or drive system to control many tools and machines