Steam WIKI

Electrification, When Steam Needed a Push

Electrification, When Steam Needed a Push

Steam locomotives played a vital role in the development of…

Class D51 Mikado, Japanese Steam at its Finest

Class D51 Mikado, Japanese Steam at its Finest

When it comes to the history of steam locomotives in…

The American Freedom Train, Patriot on Rails

The American Freedom Train, Patriot on Rails

With its ties to mining and manufacturing, the railroad industry…

Norfolk & Western Class J Locomotives

Norfolk & Western Class J Locomotives

During the golden era of steam, some railroad companies built…

2-10-4, Texas Type

2-10-4, Texas Type

To identify locomotives, American railroads use the “Whyte Notation” system….

0-10-2, Union Type

0-10-2, Union Type

In the prime of the steam era, railroad companies were…