Live steam engines in boats, trains, etc.

Discussion in 'Full Scale' started by Kotori87, May 6, 2018.

  1. Kotori87

    Kotori87 Well-Known Member

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    Ahoy folks, who loves watching live steam engines in action? I know I do, and I bet you do to. Post all your favorite videos of live steam engines, both model and full scale, in this thread here. Have fun!

    A small steam launch:

    View: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BDv_J1RXTB4


    A bigger, very fast steam launch:

    View: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dziB6n_E4A4


    A steamboat rally:

    View: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iwyHNcPL2RM


    Operations of a coal-fired model railroad engine:

    View: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HfpJUOjGNx8


    An RC steam tank:

    View: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=M1bEquY931g


    Another beautiful marine steam engine:

    View: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ovRE12ohlOo

    More launches making steam and wakes:

    View: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mPHTtd2IaZU
     
  2. rcaircraftnut

    rcaircraftnut Well-Known Member

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    That tank is awesome.
     
  3. SteveT44

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    How about a steam airplane?
     
  4. Kotori87

    Kotori87 Well-Known Member

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    A steam powered biplane ... I must have one!
     
  5. rcaircraftnut

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    How the heck does that work? Power to weight ratio has to be horrid and the range is probably 2 circuit's of the landing pattern. Lol.
     
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    Very cool that it has reverse though.
     
  7. SteveT44

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    Apparently it was just a demo flight to bring attention to their Doble steam cars.

    Jay Leno has one of the Doble's