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Jack Prince, a traveling fitter, works on the outside of the train. The legendary engine is now back on the tracks following the multi-million pound restoration project

Fascinating photos reveal work needed to keep Flying Scotsman running

Jack Prince, a traveling fitter, works on the outside of the train. The legendary engine is now back on the tracks following the multi-million pound restoration project

"Presidents engine", There is only one survivor of the type. the Reading Railroad's "Black Diamond". at the National Transportation Museum in St. Louis.

The other "Black Diamond". The Reading Company owned at least 13 of these tiny inspection locomotives.

Railway Photography, Turning the locomotive - Didcot Railway Centre with steam engine no. 6023

Railway Photography, Turning the locomotive - Didcot Railway Centre with steam engine no.

M-497 Black Beetle experimental jet-powered locomotive, 1966.

This 1960s Jet Train Is Still America's Fastest Locomotive

generalelectric:In railroad engineer Don Wetzel bolted a pair of GE jet engines to the roof of a train, took it to a straight section of Ohio track and set a North American rail speed record that still stands.

Scarborough Spa Express, LMS 5690

5690 Leander at York, hauling the Scarborough Spa Express

The two German DRG Class 61 steam engines were express train locomotives specifically built by Henschel for the Henschel-Wegmann train in service with the Deutsche Reichsbahn. Description from quazoo.com. I searched for this on bing.com/images

The two German DRG Class 61 steam engines were express train locomotives…

A camelback locomotive (also known as a Mother Hubbard or a center-cab locomotive) is a type of steam locomotive with the driving cab placed in the middle, astride the boiler. (Wikipedia)

Love of Trains and Steam Locomotives

A camelback locomotive (also known as a Mother Hubbard or a center-cab locomotive) is a type of steam locomotive with the driving cab placed in the middle, astride the boiler.

These engines were living, breathing mysteries of steam and iron. Many years from their heyday, the wonder still remains:

Little boy and big steam locomotive. This would of seems like a mammoth machine to a small boy like this.

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