Steam Engines

In this section of the site there is information about nine steam engines that show development over a significant period of time. Each engine is listed in chronilogical order from date of creation in the menu so you can take a look at the history of the steam engine starting with the first ever engine which was made by Thomas Newcomen in Staffordshire!

Making Models

The World's First Steam Engine

The Smethwick Engine

The Pickard Engine

The Lap Engine

The Adam Heslop Winding Engine

The Arnold Mill Engine

New Generation of Engines

Alfred Dodman Traction Engine