How To Build A Steam Engine From Scratch – 4

Continuing with How To Build A Steam Engine From Scratch, we move on to an easy part next.  Smokebox Construction   The smokebox on real, full size, live-steam traction engines or rollers provides five main functions: Access to the internal boiler tubes for cleaning purposes. A chamber in which a blast of steam from the […]

How To Build a Steam Engine from Scratch – 3

Please note:  Some of these images are a bit blurred, but they are shown better in the download and printed version of the whole book through this Amazon link. So we now come to part 3 – Building the Tender for PYRTE This is a similar fiddly process as with the firebox, using the same […]