Free Steam Engine Downloads
Many of the following old steam books are sourced from all over the internet – some over a century old and written during the steam era, costing us nothing but time, so that saving is being passed on to you.
They cover steam engines and boilers, whether on land, sea or fresh water and the PDF’s are absolutely free of charge and come checked thoroughly directly from this site, so no bugs involved.
We will be including a few others that could prove useful to you in your workshop, just to fill your interests or a need to help broaden your knowledge.
Simply click the blue links to download the pdf’s, or maybe the Kindle or printed versions to read at your leisure – they may well be worth a look.
Just pop the kettle on – sit back – and have a good read on us.
Steam – A Basic Tutorial
A History of the Growth of the Steam Engine
Advances In Steam Path Technology
Building Simple Model Steam Engines – Tubal Cain
Steam Engines Explained (England’s Living History)
The Abortion of the Young Steamers Engineer’s Guide
The Chinese Steam Navy – 1862 / 1945
The Life of Brunel
Steamboats on the Western Rivers Mississippi and Ohio Rivers to name but a few.
The Great American Steamboat Race
The Story Of The Paddle Steamer
The Steamboat Era
Steam Trains: The Magnificent History of Britain’s Locomotives from Stephenson’s Rocket to BR’s Evening Star
Railroads Across North America: An Illustrated History
Driving A Steam Locomotive
The Steam Turbine
GE Steam Turbine Design – Philosophy And Technology Programs
Steam Turbine Thermal Evaluation
Steam Turbines Design & Application
Steam Turbines for Industrial Applications
Steam Turbines For Large Power Applications
High Power Density Steam Turbine Design Evolution
How A Steam Locomotive Works
How To Build A Model Steamer
Industrial Boilers And Heat Recovery Steam Generators
International Steam Tables 2nd Edition
Iron And Steamship Archeology
Maritime Steam – How Steam Revolutionized The World’s Shipping
Plugging, Repair and Inspection of Steam Generator Tubing
Rail, Steam & Speed
Reliability of Safety-Related Steam-Turbine-Driven Standby Pumps
Report of the Cruise of the Revenue Steamer Corwen
Basic Tutorial On Steam Plants
Steam – Design of Fluid Systems
The PDF below, Steam Engine Theory & Practice, is a bit on the big side – 37MB – so be patient with the slow download if you are not on the super-duper high-speed fiber.
Steam Engine Theory & Practice
Steam Explosion Review
Steam Explosion & Reactor Safety
Steam Generators – Description & Design
Steam Generators – Operating
Have you checked out our free model steam engine plans yet? Interested – just click here.
Steam Tables (ASME) – Compact Edition
Encyclopedia of American Steam Traction Engines
Steam Steel & Electricity
1946 Operations Manual for Us Navy Destroyer
Destroyer Steam Propulsion Plant Manual
American Steam Engines: Their Practical Operation And Economy
We’ll add more as and when we find them.