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Working Model of Stephenson's STEAM ENGINE made of GLASS ! Rare!

Working Model of Stephenson’s STEAM ENGINE made of GLASS ! Rare!

This Model of Stephenson’s Steam Engine was made in 2008 by master glassblower Michal Zahradník. Highlights: * The crankshaft is glass. The piston is glass. The counterweight that makes the wheel spin evenly is glass. Imagine that everything is made out of glass. * There are no sealants used. All is accomplished by a perfectly […]


Steam Powered by Waste Vegetable Oil

Grand Canyon Railway is powering its classic steam engine with waste vegetable oil, collected from the restaurants at the South Rim of the Grand Canyon and from Williams. The run occurs September 19, 2009.