The Crossroads of the Aether
This is a group for those who love railroads,either model, or real,gather round the depot stove and swap your stories and ideas.
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Started by Captain. Last reply by Captain 7 hours ago. 82 Replies 0 Likes
http://www.vsoe.com/web/vsoe/venice_simplon_orient_express.jspBeautiful, luxurious, and a little pricey. …Continue
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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
Started by Sqn. Ldr. William Barr. Last reply by D. Niles, Esq. on Saturday. 21 Replies 0 Likes
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
Started by Curt Hoppins Jun 3, 2014. 0 Replies 1 Like
The Pacific Locomotive Association is holding Steamfest 2014 on the Niles Canyon Railway starting June 7th. This is the largest gathering of tank engine style steam locomotives in North America.…Continue
How steam locomotives work video: http://vimeo.com/29176538
The abandoned Williams Grove amusement park in Pennsylvania complete with train: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EE9OlnQJ_4I
How steam engines work: http://trainfanatics.com/know-steam-engine-works/
A rather (in)famous rail car:
Strange drawings thrown away including an unfiled RR patent:
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