Thursday, June 20, 2019
Letting Off Some Steam

Letting Off Some Steam

steam engine

The size of model engines is the primary factor making them popular.

The advancements of technology have made it possible to watch foreign and domestic steam shows on the computer.
steam engine

Check out The Great Dorset Steam Fair highlights on their Heavy Haulage display, the displays at night, tractor pulling and more.
Lee Brown and Fordson Tractor

There are differences between English and American steam engine clubs. Here's a look at British steam magazine Steaming and some English engines.
traction engine

I suppose this title can be applied to most any area of human endeavor but if we are thinking of steam engines and steam shows, which is my usual field, many details come to mind.

This topic has come to mind in discussions at our show and perhaps several others. More is usually better, but there are other considerations...

The history of steam engines as we know them begins in the mid-1600s, which appears to be an interesting period both politically and scientifically.

I have written a couple other recent articles on the steam engine companies of England and since I am a dedicated Anglopile, that is not too unusual.

We spent the past several articles reviewing many of the engine makes from various places in the U.S. and Canada. At shows you will...

A four-day show rarely gets four good days in a row, but the last of July/ first of August weekend brought just such good weather to us at Portersville, Pennsylvania.
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