How to Drive a Steam Locomotive?

Answer 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 »

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Steam Locomotive Components?

The dvent of the steam locomotive forever changed the American physical, industrial and demographic landscapes. Harnessing new possibilities for steam-power, these workhorses traversed the continen... 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 »

How fast does the steam locomotive go?

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 »

Facts on the First Steam Locomotive?

The world is partially dependent on the power of engines. Today, engines are exceedingly complicated. They can run airplanes, take cars over 220 miles per hour and can carry heavy loads across the ... Read More »