If ever there were a locomotive that would make a train buff turn his head and go "IS THAT WHAT I THINK IT IS?!" this is it.

If ever there were a locomotive that would make a train buff turn his head and go "IS THAT WHAT I THINK IT IS?

those who are familiar with Thomas and Friends will most likely only recognize this as 'Henry'.

Another controversial rebuild by Edward Thompson of a Gresley engine, this time one of the magnificent

One of the less famous 'switchers' of it's era.

One of the less famous 'switchers' of it's era.

The ever infamous Flying Scotsman.

The ever infamous Flying Scotsman.

If this thing were ever forced to work on a mainline... it would be "The little engine that couldn't and exploded for being over worked."

If this thing were ever forced to work on a mainline. it would be "The little engine that couldn't and exploded for being over worked.

The 4-4-2's were the first to have trailing wheels. (The 2 under the cab and firebox) Meaning you could have a bigger firebox.

The were the first to have trailing wheels. (The 2 under the cab and firebox) Meaning you could have a bigger firebox.

For those who have not seen the civil war movie "The General" I very much encourage you to. I'd do absolutely anything to be Buster Keaton for a day... minus the makeup.

For those who have not seen the civil war movie "The General" I very much encourage you to. I'd do absolutely anything to be Buster Keaton for a day. minus the makeup.

Worlds fastest steam locomotive holds the record of 127 mph.

Worlds fastest steam locomotive holds the record of 127 mph.

'The Polar Express' #1225 is actually a real locomotive that was restored by a group of college students.

'The Polar Express' is actually a real locomotive that was restored by a group of college students.

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