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60156 Great Central: Peppercorn A1 class Pacific 60156 undergoing valve repairs inside York (50A) shed on the 4th October, 1964. Photo by Ron Fisher


GWR No.1338 - One of a class of only two engines, unusually employing Kitson-Hawthorn valve gear with the link above the running plate, built for the Cardiff Railway in 1898. The Cardiff Railway was owned by the Marquis of Bute and was the smallest railway absorbed into the Great Western in 1923. It operated a 'main line' of 11 and a half miles connecting to the Taff Vale railway (also absorbed into the GWR in 1923) and 120 miles of dock and colliery sidings. It owned only tank locomotives…


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The 1st Traveller's 4th pistol, during a time when she only carried a single weapon. She called this one "rusty", and it's mimetic charge reprogrammed the Diadem of Tharg during the adventure where Ben Franklin's kite saved the world.

from Mail Online

Rail Britannia: Newly found pictures reveal how train travel was once a glorious experience, not a shabby ordeal

Swindon Works in 1951, now our workshop!


“We must learn to reawaken and keep ourselves awake, not by mechanical aid, but by an infinite expectation of the dawn.” ~Henry David Thoreau

Union Pacific Steam Engine # 9000 - Only one type of this 4-12-2 steam engine was built: the Union Pacific Railroad's 9000-series or class of locomotives. ALCO had obtained permission to use the conjugated valve gear invented by Sir Nigel Gresley. This system used two hinged levers connected to the outer cylinder's valves to operate the inner cylinder's valve. The 9000 class locomotives were the largest to use the Gresley gear feature.

from Etsy

Coffee table, Reclaimed Barn Wood Table, Galvanized pipe,steam punk and old brass valve

This is a picture of a table that recently SOLD. It is made from rough cut Fir that was reclaimed from a Barn new Salem Oregon. The large curve marks are sawblade marks that gives it the rough cut effect. This usually indicates it was cut in the late 1800s or very early 1900s. I can make a similiar table or custom build one to meet your needs. Email me and I can calculate shipping charges to your location. Thanks This table top was 36 inches x 23 inches and is 18 inches high The pipe base…