I've been doing some reading on modern steam, and have come across Andre Chapelon. His work sounds incredible! However, I do question if any of his innovations would work for a tank engine.
Here's a link to a white paper from the Coalition of Sustainable Rail, where it seems to only address...
I was wondering how the Porta Water Treatment system works. I've been looking all over the Internet, but haven't found much information explaining how it works. Any information about how the Porta Water Treatment system works would be appreciated.
How do heritage railways use solar power to preheat the water for the steam locomotives? Also, are there other ways heritage railways have used or have tried using solar power in regard to steam locomotives?
I've recently learned about the LBSCR D1s, and was amazed to hear that a couple of these engines were equipped with water pumps and firefighting equipment. But I'm curious to know: where were the water pumps located on the locomotive? Where was the firefighting equipment located on the...
I have several questions regarding how the J70 class steam tram would function. As you'll see, I have little to no knowledge on steam trams.
1. Where would the firebox be located? Is it located in the cab closest to the chimney, or in the cab that'd be at the rear of the locomotive?
Who is the author of "Talyllyn Pioneers"? I'd like to buy a copy so I can learn more about the goods traffic.
I might as well ask here instead of making a new thread completely. What kind of signaling system does the Talyllyn Railway use? For instance, do they use single line working?