Super Steam

$35.00

A surprising number of innovations and improvements to the steam locomotive occurred during the steam age and into the preservation era.

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Description

A surprising number of innovations and improvements to the steam locomotive occurred during the steam age and into the preservation era.

This coverage of Super Steam includes many of these changes which have taken steam motive power through the 20th century and up to the present day.

From the bizarre to the highly efficient, modern technology has elevated the steam locomotive into a machine which compares favourably with other forms of traction.

Included amongst these exceptional machines are:

Italian 741 class, 2-8-0 (Franco-Crosti).
German 50 class, 2-10-0 (Franco-Crosti).
German 01 class, 4-6-2 (streamlined).
French 240-P class, 4-8-0.
French 232-R class, 4-6-4 (steamlined).
Russian P36 class, 4-6-4.
South African 25C class, 4-8-4 (condenser).
South African modified 25NC class, ‘Blue Devil’.
South African 26 class, 4-8-4, ‘Red Devil’.
South African modified, 19DW, 4-8-2.
South African modified 19C, 4-8-2.
Swiss rebuilt ‘Super’ 52 class, 2-10-0.
Australian rebuilt ‘Super’ R class, 4-6-4’s, No’s 711 & 766.
Chinese QJ class, 2-10-2’s.
British rebuilt 8P class, 4-6-2, ‘Duke of Gloucester’.
British West Country class, 4-6-2, ‘City of Wells’ (Giesl ejector).
British Standard 2MT class, 2-6-0 (Giesl ejector).
British new A1 class, 4-6-2, ‘Tornado’.
USA ‘Challenger’, articulated, 4-6-6-4.

Running Time – 1 hr 12 min