steam engine

  • Museum of Mid-Devon Life

    Museum of Mid-Devon Life

    Chris Graham on 29th September 2021

    Joseph Lewis visits the Museum of Mid-Devon Life in Tiverton, and discovers images of two interesting local companies and their equipment.

  • An unusual find in France

    An unusual find in France

    Chris Graham on 20th September 2021

    Railway enthusiast Martin Clarke discovers an unusual find in France, while on holiday in the Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes region, near Lake Annecy

  • Watercress Line Spring Gala

    Watercress Line Spring Gala

    Chris Graham on 26th July 2021

    We report on the events that delighted visitors and steam railway enthusiasts alike at the Watercress Line Spring Gala.

  • Atlantic locomotive new-build update

    Atlantic locomotive new-build update

    Chris Graham on 2nd April 2021

    Recent lockdowns have upset progress with the Brighton Atlantic locomotive new-build, but the steam engine project is still moving forwards.

  • Blackstone stationary engine turning again

    Blackstone stationary engine turning again

    Chris Graham on 9th December 2020

    Bob Moorman reports on the great restoration progress being made on an interesting, 1936, diesel-powered Blackstone stationary engine. This rare Blackstone stationary engine was ‘run in’ using Roger Luck’s RSJ portable No 34240. (Pic: Bob Moorman) Down at the Pierce…