Fired Up

In this 6-part series, Trevor Marshall and Jeff Young introduce us to the world of small-scale live steam in the backyard. What should we know before buying a live steam locomotive for our garden railroad? What about safety, fuel, oil, water and fire? This exclusive series explains it all.

Credits: MRH Magazine / Trainmasters TV.


Steam locomotive basics
Buying your first live steamer
Locomotive Fuels
Preparing to Steam
Lighting the fire
After the steam-up