Photo of SA condensing steam engine model

Condensing Class 25, 4-8-4, Steam Engine

Country: South Africa
Vintage: 1950
Photo: SAR "3511" ©
Plans: Drawing
Extras: Construction

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Condensing steam engines are rather unusual - they condense the waste steam back into water to reuse - an essential requirement when working in desert areas where no water is available. This South African Class 25C is one of the largest and most complex condensing engines - making it a very time consuming model to construct. Next model