JF Ptak Science Books Post 1165
Here are some fabulous examples of technological cross sections from the collection here--this part concenrtrating on some of the British WWII aricraft. The drawings are just superb, and you can easily get lost in them, following the geogrpahy of engineering detail from one logical place to the next. All of these images were published in The Illustrated London News and appeared 1940-1943.
And the detail (sorry for that--the originals are much larger than the scanning bed would allow...)