Web sites of general interest to Gauge 1 and Gauge 0 steam
railroaders. Note, too, that many manufacturers
dealers have web sites.
Engineering Supplies and Kits
Sidestreet Bannerworks runs a monthly feature profiling an
unusual or significant small-scale steam locomotive. The site
Follow the links to Garden Railroading then select Locomotive
Gallery and Locomotive of
the Month to see the featured engines.
and Personal Web Sites
- The Association of 16mm Narrow Gauge Modellers
2-ft gauge railways on 0 gauge track) has a nice web site at http://www.16mm.org.uk/.
page has information about the group, as well as photos, an
calendar, and information about their outstanding publication, 16mm
- David Cole has set up an internet mailing list
small-scale live steam. This is one of those groups
send e-mail to, and it is redirected to everyone on the
of a "chat room", in slow motion. The discussions have
and informative since it started, and the participants represent
broad range of steam modelers from all over the world.
or miss the fun! To get onto the list, send
email@example.com. You'll get a confirmation
just hit "reply" on your mail application and it will finalize
News has articles and resources for metalworkers.
- The Bay
has a very active live steam group. The BAGRS Live Steamers have
operating sessions, and are working on a project loco which
truly be able to build.
Live Steam Page has photos of the live steamers he
as well as photos of and a construction article about his
gas/mechanical-powered loco "Detritus".
This is a must-read for those of you who still have to electrify
tracks for those "other" locomotives.
- Another nicely done UK site is Paul Backhouse's On
Track in the Garden.
models in SM32 scale (16mm/ft scale, 32mm 0 gauge track).
- Data for builders, kitbuilders, and model engineers: Rick
Blanchard has compiled an invaluable body of information on prototype
dimensions and practices on his site, da
you're building a locomotive, rolling stock, or operational
you're likely to find the dimensions or standards that describe
along with scale conversion tables for every scale from N to
- Gerd Karl's Dampf
Modell Bahn site tells what's up in small-scale steam in
German and English).
has a very active live steam discussion area.
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