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Steampunk Themed Model Railroad

Started by Steampun K. Macintyre. Last reply by Dick Voorheis yesterday. 17 Replies

I have been contemplating the possabilities of a Steampunk themed model railroad. I am thinking aout a Karl Arent style pizza layout for a starter. Any thoughts?Continue

Working RailRoads

Started by Captain. Last reply by Captain Feb 16. 85 Replies

http://www.vsoe.com/web/vsoe/venice_simplon_orient_express.jspBeautiful, luxurious, and a little pricey.  …Continue

Tags: travel, train, steam, trip, western

Train Crash Spectacles

Started by Captain. Last reply by Captain Feb 5. 2 Replies

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Crush,_Texas  The first "fake" disaster turned into a bit of a real disaster causing a few deaths among the…Continue

Tags: steam, locomotives, steampunk, train, loud

Steam Train Rides - Full Scale

Started by Sqn. Ldr. William Barr. Last reply by D. Niles, Esq. Jan 31. 21 Replies

I was wondering how many of us have actually ridden aboard a carriage or coach pulled by a real steam locomotive? Here are the ones I have been on:Royal…Continue

Tags: tourist, railway, railroad, train, locomotive

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Comment by Captain yesterday

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Locomotives in the train yard, Dawson Museum, 1978.


66. Locomotive barn at Dawson City Museum

Comment by Captain on February 18, 2015 at 3:41pm

Comment by Captain on February 15, 2015 at 7:48am

http://www.scenic-valleyrr.com/steampunk.html

Steampunk Mid-West 2015
May 16 & May 17, 2015

Comment by Captain on February 14, 2015 at 11:08pm

Comment by Captain on February 5, 2015 at 11:33am

How steam locomotives work video:  http://vimeo.com/29176538

Comment by Captain on January 30, 2015 at 10:38am
Comment by Captain on January 30, 2015 at 10:36am

Abandoned steam locomotive Posadas, Argentina. 

Comment by Captain on January 4, 2015 at 12:51pm
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Comment by Captain on January 4, 2015 at 12:06am

The abandoned Williams Grove amusement park in Pennsylvania complete with train: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EE9OlnQJ_4I

 

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