Technical Articles


Bright/Dim Circuit

Patent For Quick Steam Generator

History of a loco

Setting up a small workshop

Photos and animations of a school project steam engine

Finding a new lathe or milling machine

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New article on choosing a lathe for your workshop

New article on choosing the right milling machine

Affordable Air Brakes

Hot air engine tips

Info on steam cars

A little humor

Japanese home made lathe

Use of LED's for Headlights

Building a covered bridge for the railroad

The use of an Arch in a locomotive firebox

Super Elevation and Transition Spiral calculations

Hall Effect Current Sensor

Firing with Wood Pellets

Motive Power operation, training and testing

Driver Exam  

Boiler water treatment

LemPor Exhaust Calculator

Ride Astride passenger cars

Ride Astride passenger car drawings in PDF format, click  here 1 2 3 4 5

Buying a steam locomotive

Miniature Dynamometer Car