Category Archives: Books

Here be Dragons

A Journey with Steam to the End of the World by Phil Girdlestone. Phil Girdlestone, who died in April 2016, was well known within the “modern steam” fraternity as one of a small band of latter-day adventurers who pursued steam as a vocation.  Girdlestone’s engineering career began in the late 1970s on the Festiniog Railway […]

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5AT Feasibility Study

The “Feasibility Study regarding the formation of a Steam Locomotive Development Company to produce advanced technology Second Generation Steam (SGS) Locomotives” was issued in May 2010 some nine years after the establishment of the 5AT Project.  It it represented the final throw of the dice by the project team in its efforts to generate interest […]

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