Steam history, anyone...?

Discussion in 'Getting Started' started by steamhead, Feb 9, 2008.

  1. nkp174

    nkp174 Active Member

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    Heck yeah! It's pretty cool that your uncle was involved in such an interesting series of tests!
  2. Triplex

    Triplex Active Member

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    Less so than diesels, apparently. The last working steam in Britain was in Jan '82, IIRC. A coal mine had to use steam because it was too cold for the diesels to run.