Your first pic is everything I like about steam instruments. Just match the needles and job's a good 'un! Honest reporting with no interference from the electric thinking engine.
The noofangled gimcrackery mobile phone stylee fuckwittery requires you spend a few seconds head down trying to figure out which piece of shit is having a little whine to itself and what it's bitching about, all this while the outside situation is starting to go sideways.
They can stick their glass cockpits up their arses sideways and break them off.