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SP&S #700, Building up Steam in Portland

SP&S #700, Building up Steam in Portland

Steam locomotives were phased out of most railroad operations more…

MRL #1, Representing Shays at Steamtown

MRL #1, Representing Shays at Steamtown

As mining and manufacturing business grew in the late 1800s,…

Norwood & St. Lawrence #210, Retired at Steamtown

Norwood & St. Lawrence #210, Retired at Steamtown

When the Norwood & St. Lawrence (N&StL) Railroad began operations…

Groveton Paper #7, Switching at Steamtown

Groveton Paper #7, Switching at Steamtown

Whether it was about sourcing raw materials or transporting finished…

Baldwin #60000, A Milestone Locomotive

Baldwin #60000, A Milestone Locomotive

As a leading locomotive manufacturer during the steam era, Baldwin…

Bullard Company #2, She’s Incredibly Small!

Bullard Company #2, She’s Incredibly Small!

Much the content at SteamGiants.com leans towards larger locomotives –…

Rahway Valley #15, Big Loco on Small Railroads

Rahway Valley #15, Big Loco on Small Railroads

While many railfans are drawn to larger, Class 1, railroads,…

SP #5021, The Last Southern Pacific Type

SP #5021, The Last Southern Pacific Type

As steam train technology developed during the early 20th century,…