Steam models

Posted by jerry on October 17th, 2004 — Posted in History, Journal, Steam, Technology

Having just encountered the wonderful steam models page of Forest Classics in the UK I was amazed at the range of steam models now available. It used to be mamod and more mamod, but little else – now it seems there are many manufacturers of high quality kits and assembled live steam models – from stationary beam engines like this one from Sussex Steam Beam & Mill Engine Kits

model beam engine

to full-on radio controlled live steam cars, like this model 1907 stanley steamer from the MiniSteam company…

Model Stanley steamer

After seeing a mate run his radio controlled petrol driven model race car up and down our street, I thought nah, I prefer steam!


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