Changes in Locomotives in the 1800s?

Answer The 1800s saw the birth of railroads and then a number of advances. As industry and manufacturing increased so did the need and the ability to innovate in the area of transportation. The railroads ... Read More »

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Steam Locomotives in the 1800s?

The success of the first full-scale steam locomotive in 1804 heralded the beginning of the great railroad industry. Within a couple of decades, railroads would become the dominant means of land tra... Read More »

O-Guage Locomotives?

MTH and Atlas have just reentered the hobby. By just, I mean the past 5 years. Williams has been in O for many years. Welcome to the hobby. For more information go to . Model Railro... Read More »

How much are steam locomotives worth?

To buy an "old banger" to restore can be about £100,000 - and if you want to see the cost and what else is involved in building a replica, just Google "Tornado" and go for the Steam Loco options. ... Read More »

How many locomotives would branch lines have?

A typical rural branch line of the "good old days" kind, beloved of railway modellers, (eg Princetown or Buckfastleigh) would run on the "one engine in steam" principle for most of its local passen... Read More »