Technical Steam Information
This page is provided to bring together technical information on steam locomotives and their auxiliaries and add-ons. Those shown here don't necessarily fit under the 'modern steam' section of this site but are still felt to be both useful and relevant.
Information on modern steam technologies can be found here:
Published in 1949 the Locomotive Manufacturers Association Handbook contains all sorts of useful information ranging from limits and fits to translations on English terms in French, Spanish, Portuguese and German. It is presented below in the sections the book is divided into.
Steam Driven Air Compressors