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My Other Pages:

Steam Vehicle Designers and Inventors:

Documentation About the Mechanics, Characteristics, and Maintenance of Steam Engines and Boilers:


Technology Hunting Blogs

Experimental, Obscure, Unbuilt, & Fantasy Locomotives:

Archived Books:

Translation Dictionaries:

ASTT Technical Term Articles for Reference

Includes foreign equivalents of English steam locomotive technical terms and their literal translations:

Other Sites Cataloging Technical, Historical, and Artistic Steam Documentation:

Affiliated Organizations:

Steam Technology Suppliers:

Sellers of miniature locomotive components and kits

Recommended Books:



Simulators & Specialized Computer Aided Design Tools:

General Purpose Mechanical Documenation:

Deprecating Delusions:


I do not condone harassing people who make the mistakes I am documenting. I am trying to identify and disprove myths in the train enthusiast space to help improve the accuracy of information within it.