Steam Traction Trust
|Group established in 2012
following the closure of the 5AT advanced
steam locomotive project. The Group seeks to
promote the ongoing development of steam
traction with the aim of prolonging steam
operation of both main line and heritage
line workings for the benefit of present and
|US group working on several
steam projects, including firing steam
locomotives with "torrefied biomass", which
is plant-based synthetic coal.
||A database of
preserved locomotives around the world.
|The Geared Steam
||A great site
covering every type of geared-drive steam
locomotive produced in the U.S., including
Shays, Climaxes, Heislers, Willamettes,
|The French Compound
Steam Locomotives Page
about French steam locomotives with a
wealth of information on France's amazing
steam locomotive designer, Andre Chapelon.
on all classes of steam operated in the
U.S. Includes a complete listing of all
remaining steam locomotives in North
Simulation Computer Program
Dockstader's freeware computer program
which allows modeling of virtually every
known type of valve gear applied to steam
engines (locomotive or otherwise).
||SteamCad is a
Collection of AutoCadİ Line Drawings of
some of the most famous United States
|1999 CFR Title 49, Volume 8, Part
230- Steam Locomotive Inspection and
current regulations for steam locomotive
inspection and maintenance in the U.S.
Intermodal K6 Steam Project
|Group working on a design for
an eco-friendly steam locomotive built using
21st Century manufacturing techniques and
employing modern technology. The heart of
the project seems to be a patent pending
positive displacement rotary engine which is
covered on their site.
|Sam Mackwell's site for his
advanced steam projects in New Zealand.
page on modern steam developments (no
longer updated). Extensive pages on all
current steam locomotive development
designers, as well as several current and
historical UK locomotive subjects.
Variations on The Steam Locomotive.
site on German steam locomotive
performance. Includes an interesting
section on high speed runs by steam around
| SAR Steam
website on South African Railways steam
and live steam locomotives. Offers
downloads for sale of scanned SAR
||15 inch gauge
passenger railway in the UK featuring a
fleet of modernized steam locomotives.
Duke of Gloucester
the 71000 trust, the group which operates
4-6-2 No. 71000, the Duke of
Gloucester. The Duke is one of the
most advanced steam locomotives
constructed in the UK. The Duke is
probably the greatest feat of steam
locomotive restoration ever accomplished.
interesting page on unusual, often VERY
unusual, steam locomotives around the
||A site on the
radical steam locomotive "Leader",
designed by England's famous railway
designer Bulleid .
Austral Fueguino, called Tren del Fin del
Mundo- "The Train at the End of the
World". The world's southernmost railway.
The line's three operating steam
locomotives were modernized under the
direction of Shaun McMahon with assistance
from Ing. L. D. Porta. In English or
|The A1 Steam
that built a new mainline 4-6-2 steam loco
in the UK.
PRR T-1 Steam Locomotive Trust
|The U.S. group undertaking
the construction of a new Pennsylvania
Railroad T-1 4-4-4-4 duplex drive
reports of working steam around the world.
|Railways of the Far
and David Sinclair's pages about the
railways of the southern tip of South
America, including the RFIRT, where much
of Porta's work was carried out.