History of rail transport - Wikipedia

Although the Watt engine powered cotton mills and a variety of machinery, it was a large stationary engine. It could not be otherwise: the state of boiler technology necessitated the use of low pressure steam acting upon a vacuum in the cylinder; this required a separate condenser and an air pump. Nevertheless, as the construction of boilers

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History of rail transport - Wikipedia

Although the Watt engine powered cotton mills and a variety of machinery, it was a large stationary engine. It could not be otherwise: the state of boiler technology necessitated the use of low pressure steam acting upon a vacuum in the cylinder; this required a separate condenser and an air pump. Nevertheless, as the construction of boilers

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Steam locomotive - Wikipedia

A steam locomotive is a rail vehicle that provides the force to move itself and other vehicles by means of the expansion of steam.: 80 It is fuelled by burning combustible material (usually coal, oil or – now rare – wood) to heat water in the locomotive's boiler to the point when it becomes gaseous and its volume increases 1700 times. Functionally, it is a steam engine on wheels.

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Stanley Motor Carriage Company - Wikipedia

Steam generator of a 1919 Stanley Steamer Early Stanley cars had light wooden bodies mounted on tubular steel frames with full-elliptic springs . Steam was generated in a vertical fire-tube boiler, mounted beneath the seat, with a vaporizing gasoline (later, kerosene ) burner underneath.

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History of rail transport - Wikipedia

Although the Watt engine powered cotton mills and a variety of machinery, it was a large stationary engine. It could not be otherwise: the state of boiler technology necessitated the use of low pressure steam acting upon a vacuum in the cylinder; this required a separate condenser and an air pump. Nevertheless, as the construction of boilers

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Stanley Motor Carriage Company - Wikipedia

Steam generator of a 1919 Stanley Steamer Early Stanley cars had light wooden bodies mounted on tubular steel frames with full-elliptic springs . Steam was generated in a vertical fire-tube boiler, mounted beneath the seat, with a vaporizing gasoline (later, kerosene ) burner underneath.

Learn More