It is difficult to imagine that those bulky machines of Victorian era, which make you think more of torture devices, were used for training in gyms in the past. Looking at the pictures, one may not be inclined to believe such non-sense still exists, but it does. However, you may be able to see some familiarity of modern devices you use today.
The machine for straightening posture
The device for the exercises on the side
The device to massage stomach
The device to massage back
Feet training equipment
The device for stretching
The device that simulates riding a horse