I try to keep The Steampunk Home, well, "home" focused, and USB drives are a bit outside of the home. (Mine are most in use when I'm *away* from my home.) but these two were too good not to share.
Carl Ulrich sent me this one:
I took an old flash drive and with the aid of a 2 dollar cigar for the
glass tube I made my own vacuum tube flash drive. The entire project
took under an hour and costs under 5 dollars.
I love simple steampunk projects!
This one, made by Dave Barton's dad, is not so simple, but oh so beautiful: