Are you trying to locate an existing steam locomotive? The Surviving Steam Locomotive Database would be a good
place to begin your search. The Surviving Steam Locomotive Database
can be navigated by state, class, wheel arrangement, railroad, gauge,
or locomotive builder.
This web site primarily contains information on full-scale steam locomotives
of North America (and throughout the world). However, I do have some
good information on Model Trains. In this section,
you will find the
If you are looking for historical information or something not directly
related to steam locomotives and a general web search is not turning up
anything I would search some of the railroad bulletin board systems.
Please check this page if you are looking
for information like this.
The second best thing about this site is its collection of steam
locomotive classifications and specifications. This data is organized
by wheel arrangement using the Whyte System. Use the
"Wheel Arrangements" menu above or this
link to navigate this data.
The World of Steam Locomotives
Browse the world of steam locomotives. These pages include details on
steam locomotives in all parts of the world. Data kindly provided by
Steve Llanso of Sweat House Media.
This site contains an abundance of information on Australian steam
locomotives. There are lists of preserved Australian steam locomotives,
google map views of surviving steam, detailed specifications of Australian
steam, and virtual tours (photos) of Australian steam locomotives.
Please see this page for more information: