Thu Dec 11 09:45:00 2003
Iíve always had a thing for steam engines, and lately Iíve begun
to seriously consider modeling one
A steam locomotive would be a likely choice, and I would like to
model one eventually, but Iíve been looking at some triple
expansion marine engines that are just too cool to pass up.
This site has some nice photos:
I particularly like the Normania and Campania engines.
And then there are the traction engines Ė another personal
Traction engine links:
of course, the final decision as to exactly which engine to
model is entirely dependant on reference availability. I would
need detailed plans as well as photographs.
Iíve contacted a guy at Kew Bridge Steam Museum who said that
they might have plans for some of the marine engines in their
Does anybody have any advice as to how/where I can find this
type of material?