Model of the Week – Ivatt 4MT class 2-6-0 43160

One of the more unusual looking locomotives of the 00 scale locoyard fleet of model locomotives is Ivatt 4MT 2-6-0 43160.  This Bachmann model has been reviewed before (click here to read the review) and today, we look at the history of the prototype…

Epilogue – The Steam Engine Strikes Back

The previous post in this series described how the ball started rolling in my interest in steam resurfacing again.  My wife-to be and I went on frequent fantastic adventures around the country that often resulted in visiting a steam railway or two.  Not surprisingly the steam interest started to gain some momentum! These brief forays…