Steam Powered Corkscrew

 

In 1977, horologist Raymond Saunders built the world's first 20th century steam-powered clock for Vancouver's historic Gastown district.

Corkscrew aficionado Wayne Meadows conceived the notion that Vancouver's historic Kitsilano district should be home to the world's first steam-powered corkscrew, so he has built it.

Several years in the creation, this remarkable contraption pulled its first cork in March, 2014.

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