Smokebox Ordered

NEXT MAJOR SECTION ORDERED - The PRR T1 Trust is excited to announce we have ordered the next major section of the boiler, the Smokebox. This is a very important part of the combustion/exhaust cycle of a boiler. We will provide updates on construction and attachment to boiler in coming…

Front Tube Sheet Under Construction

Capable of withstanding over 300 PSI of pressure, the front tube sheet is an essential component of the boiler, the beating heart of the new T1. The order has been placed, and the front tube sheet is under construction now at Continental Fabricators in St. Louis, Missouri. Front Tube Sheet…
Pennsylvania Railroad T1 Steam Locomotive Trust
Pennsylvania Railroad T1 Steam Locomotive Trust1 day ago

Heavy metal update! We wanted to update you on another section of our firebox/boiler construction. Continental Fabricators in St. Louis is busy fabricating the massive combustion chamber section of our boiler. The combustion chamber is exactly what the name implies, it is a large area...

Pennsylvania Railroad T1 Steam Locomotive Trust
Pennsylvania Railroad T1 Steam Locomotive Trust1 week ago

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Pennsylvania Railroad T1 Steam Locomotive Trust
Pennsylvania Railroad T1 Steam Locomotive Trust
Pennsylvania Railroad T1 Steam Locomotive Trust1 week ago

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Pennsylvania Railroad T1 Steam Locomotive Trust
That Steam Guy
How does one construct a Pennsylvania Railroad T1 from the ground up, some 60 years after the last one was scrapped? As Johnny Cash said, "One Piece at a Time"! Join us for a look inside Gemini Industrial Machine with Jason Johnson, the General Manager of the Pennsylvania Railroad T1 Steam Locomotive Trust, to see how the largest steam locomotive constructed since the end of the steam era is progressing!