Monday, April 22, 2019
Letting Off Some Steam

Letting Off Some Steam

steam engine

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

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.

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.
photo of model T

I have mentioned a few times doing a bit of research for this series of articles. This time the whole process began with the...

Today I want to tell you a bit more of the great British Steam Engine and Cultivating Machine Company based on Michael Lane’s book The Story of The Steam Plough Works that was published in 1980.
steam engine

Check out Tom Downing's comparison between British rallies and American steam shows.
steam locomotive

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

Old photos showing engines in action, especially steam threshing activity, come from all parts of the country and including Canada.

Well I got a few good comments on the two articles I did featuring two British companies, namely Garretts and Wallis and Steevens and...
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.
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