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Cosmetically Restoring a Steam Locomotive: How We Help Preserve History
Sometimes you’ll see a steam locomotive that looks broken down and ready for the scrapyard. However, looks can be deceiving. The engine can be in good shape mechanically and all it needs is some cosmetic work and restoration. By cosmetically restoring a steam locomotive, we can help extend the life of a piece of history. […]
Why The Railway Air Brake Impact Matters
One of the greatest inventions that changed the world was the steam locomotive. However, when the steam locomotive first came to be, its brakes weren’t as great at stopping when hooked up to other cars— until the creation of the air brake system. In the following, we will discuss the different types of railway air […]
The Evolution & History of Steam Locomotives
One of the most important inventions of the modern age is the steam locomotive. It helped the United States become an industrialized, global force by allowing for the country’s expansion both geographically and economically. After briefly discussing the history of steam locomotives, we’ll discuss how the steam locomotive changed society’s thoughts on travel, and how […]
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