Instead of good old-fashioned steam, these people seem to burn oil for fuel. That can't end well. Below, the Second Life Oil & Petroleum Co., for SLOPCO.
For a completely different style of power, how about a windmill? It was like seeing a little piece of Holland dropped into the city. Built by Mrs. Pituca FairChang (with a remarkable 5/17/03 rez date), it's a little haven of the old-fashioned among the modern.
The architecture of the era was not soothing. Some pieces were quite creative, while others made me fear for the future.
Spelling aside, the Armord store was impressive in its own way, though not so aesthetically pleasing. And wait - is that a panda climbing up the tower to the right? By Jove, I think it is!