Thursday, March 17, 2011

Amazing variety of unusual railcars from Steampunkvehicles tumblr

Why he's riding a big wheel / pennytfarthing on rails is anyone's guess... but I'm guessing he was a SOB to work for
There has to be a reason for the strange design angle of the steam engine, I'm going to guess it was for big uphill angles so the heat exchanger tubes would be level

Above is Ridgeway Railway Museum

Above is a Packard

1889 photo of a wharf steam crane in Gisborne New Zealand

Railcar with it's own portable turntable so they can drive back where they came from facing whatever they might run into
all of these are from http://http// which has an incredible variety of all things old and steam powered

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