Steam Locomotives

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Brooklyn Eastern District Terminal - Motive Power - Steam Tugboats
... The first steam powered tugboats were coal fired as well, and the first two were of wood hull construction ... As with the steam locomotives, coal fired tugboats fell out of favor when heavy oils became dominant as an industrial fuel ... The reason BEDT operated their steam locomotives later than any other railroads, is that their tugs were fired by Bunker C fuel as well ...
Strategic Steam Reserve - The British 'Strategic Reserve'
... Following the complete withdrawal of mainline steam traction in 1968, the myth persisted for decades that a reserve of locomotives had been retained for such a strategic purpose ... One theory even claimed that the growing steam preservation movement was itself the Strategic Reserve ... Some support for these theories was given by the young age and high quality of the British locomotive fleet ...
List Of Alsace-Lorraine Locomotives - Steam Locomotives - Narrow Gauge Locomotives
... The narrow gauge locomotives of the Reich railways were built for the metre gauge lines of Lützelburg–Drulingen/Pfalzburg, Colmar–Ensisheim and Colmar–Markolsheim. 1–3 3 Krauss (Munich) 1890 by 1925 C n2t E 7 ... T 1 ... Krauss (Munich) 1920 ... B n2t Tram locomotive E 3 547–549 T 20 3002–3004 3 SLM 1883 1910–1933 B n2t E 565 ... T 3014 ... T 1 ... Grafenstaden 1891 ...
Pacific Locomotive Association - History
... to take action by the recent demise of mainline steam railroading, the PLA was established to promote passenger excursion trains featuring unique and unusual locations and equipment ... They also hoped to preserve elements of the steam era for future generations ... was a May 1961 visit to the Howard Terminal Railway, and featured their last steam locomotive, No ...

Famous quotes containing the words locomotives and/or steam:

    The flower-fed buffaloes of the spring
    In the days of long ago,
    Ranged where the locomotives sing
    And the prairie flowers lie low:—
    Vachel Lindsay (1879–1931)

    Wisely watch for the sight
    Of the supernova burgeoning over the barn,
    Lampshine blurred in the steam of beasts, the spirit’s right
    Oasis, light incarnate.
    Richard Wilbur (b. 1921)