Tuesday, January 21, 2020
Letting Off Some Steam

Letting Off Some Steam

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.
steam engine

Well, we are moving right along with steam show season and lots of postings are on the internet.

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...

This material is the result of some of that inspiration that we all get on occasion. As usual, I’m not sure just what happened...

Steam Engine Show features threshing, baling and sawmilling.

Hello again Steam enthusiasts. I hope you are all managing to keep warm in this frigid weather, if by steam or just hot air.
steam locomotive

Tom Downing enjoys seeing steam engine photos shared by various enthusiasts and appreciates the preservation of history.

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

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 done a couple articles recently on where traction engines were built. Most of that information came from Jack Norbeck’s Encyclopedia of American...