How fast does the steam locomotive go?

Answer On July 3, 1938, the Mallard, a British steam train, became the fastest authenticated steam train in the world. The Mallard was clocked at a top speed of 127 miles per hour, but began to experience... Read More »

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Have you ever ridden or seen a steam locomotive before?

Yes and it was very slow. and boring. Modern trains are the best!

How to Drive a Steam Locomotive?

Steam locomotive in actionDriving a steam engine requires years of practice and apprenticeship. For those who might sit in the engineer's seat of a museum steam engine, and wonder what they actuall... Read More »

Was there a "universal" steam locomotive?

There was not a "universal" design for steam locomotives, as for the most part, steam locomotive design was based on the expected service of the locomotive. For the longest time that boiled down to... Read More »

Steam Locomotive Picture help?

If you are talking about the same picture I am thinking of, I believe it is 10 or 12 locomotives, side by side, with all their safety valves blowing off. I believe it was a picture of New York Cent... Read More »