• British Railways Standard classes - Steamindex

    General accounts. Duffy and Rutherford are the more important references listed (there must be several more which need to be added; notably the RCTS history) to condemn the absurd waste of effort in producing a range of "standard" locomotives which only added to the diversity of types running at the end of steam.As with the Stanier era boilers were designed and built with a readiness which ...

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  • Live Steam Equipment For Sale - Discover Live Steam

    Steam engines and related equipment for sale. We reserve the right to edit, remove or refuse any ad we feel does not comply with the spirit of this web site or if the …

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  • W&H MAIN YARDS: How to Boot a Steam Locomotive

    A layman's explanation of the operation of railroad wheels. (btw, a clinker in an oil-fired locomotive is a residue of unburned gunk that solidifies in the botton of the firebox.

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  • Glossary of boiler terms - Wikipedia

    Safety valve an automatic valve used to release excess pressure within the boiler. Scale dissolved minerals from hard water that precipitate out in the steam space around the water-level.Where this scale falls to the bottom of the boiler and mixes with other contaminants, it is termed mud. Scum valve

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  • Heritage Park of North Iowa Annual Steam School

    Heritage Park of North Iowa will hold its annual Steam School over the third weekend in May. Attendees will learn the basics of Steam Engine operation, mechanics and safety. Registration is required for the event to ensure space is available.

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  • Steam Locomotive and Traction Engines Scale Models ...

    An example of the very finest model engineering that has now unfortunately become a rarity and soon to be only a treasured memory. The Workshop report on this model - “Among the very best we have ever had - detail on detail”.

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  • Steam Glossary | The Railway Technical Website | PRC Rail ...

    Here is a collection of over 300 descriptions of the parts of the steam locomotive compiled to assist locomotive enthusiasts to further their knowledge of the most …

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  • David Heys steam diesel photo collection - 81 - BR NORTH ...

    Having left school at 15½ years of age, Chris Boylan began his apprenticeship at Percy Main on 17th May 1954, and amazingly he can still remember the first engine that he worked on - …

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  • Injector - Wikipedia

    A steam injector is typically used to deliver cold water to a boiler against its own pressure using its own live or exhaust steam, replacing any mechanical pump.This was the purpose for which it was originally invented in 1858 by Henri Giffard.Its operation was from the start intriguing since it seemed paradoxical, almost like perpetual motion, but its operation was later explained using ...

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  • Building A Model Boiler - A Laymans Guide To Steam Fittings

    Building A Model Boiler. A Layman’s Guide To Steam Fittings. Steam fittings are generally made of brass, usually being cast and then machined to shape, although they can …

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  • New & Reconditioned Boiler Feed Injectors - PRESTON SERVICES

    Penberthy type injectors are suitable for most road, rail, marine and stationary boilers operating at pressure ranges between 60 - 200 psi. Special low pressure models are also available.

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  • 2999 Lady of Legend – The Saint Project: Latest News

    24 February 2018: With the boiler now replaced in the frames Lady of Legend has been moved back into the lifting shop where final adjustments and assembly are under way. The cab roof and front will shortly be reassembled and the boiler cladding sheets will be fitted.

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