1889 Porter Steam Locomotive

One of our favorite YouTubers, Juan Browne (blancolirio), posted a new video today, and it’s about steam trains, so I had to post it!

Join Pete and Julianne as we spend the afternoon operating an original 1889 Porter wood-fired, steam powered locomotive at the Nevada County Narrow Gauge Railroad Museum in Nevada City, Ca. with special guest Tim O’Brien. One thing I learned is this is hot, heavy, hard work…

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6 Responses to 1889 Porter Steam Locomotive

  1. Garry Smith says:

    What a pleasure to see the quality of restoration and that it is used on a regular basis and not just to look at. Wondering what is the inside width of that narrow gauge track. And is the steel 85 pound track?

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