Historically, the International Steam Pages consisted mainly
of news summaries and trip reports. Over the years a number of more
comprehensive features have appeared and this page attempts to summarise them.
Necessarily they cover a diverse range of subjects. In each case they are broken
down in 'chapters' making it easy to work through them in stages. Click on
any picture with a caption to view a larger version of the picture and click
again for the original page, most pages
have a map available.
Raj Steam: (Steam in the Indian Subcontinent) Uploaded in
stages from 2014 onwards, latest section 9th March 2022.
Sweet Dreams: (Sugar Steam in
Java 1975 - 2010)
Uploaded November 2021, 200 extra pictures of Jatiroto, Semboro and Olean, 23rd April
4000 pictures of over 500 narrow gauge steam locomotives at
work in almost 50 sugar mills over an extended period. The result of my personal
obsession with additional contributions from other visitors, especially Ross
Sadler and Jan Willem van Dorp.
Incredible Indonesia: (Steam in
Java and Sumatra)
Uploaded November 2020
This is a HTML version of the Windows CD-ROMs. Originally
released in 1998, this maintains the original content but also includes over 100
new pictures making just over 1000 in all.
Safari Steam: (Steam in Africa)
Uploaded October 2020
This is a HTML version of two Windows CD-ROMs covering
surviving steam locomotives in Africa (except South Africa) roughly in the
period between mid 1960s and the early years of the 21st century. Originally
released in 2002, this maintains the original content which includes over 2000
Tiger Steam: (Steam in
South East Asia) Uploaded March 2017, extra Philippines material, 4th February
This is a HTML version of the Windows CD-ROM
covering surviving steam locomotives in mainly South East Asia -
Thailand, Burma, Malaysia, Cambodia, Vietnam, Philippines, Taiwan and
Fiji. Originally released in 2001, this maintains the original content
which includes over 1250 pictures.
Zafra: (Steam in Cuba) Uploaded
This is a HTML version of the Windows CD-ROM covering surviving steam locomotives in the sugar mills of Cuba from
1980 till the end of steam in the early 21st century. It maintains the
original content which includes over 1500 pictures.
The Railways of Malaya ca 1970: Uploaded February 2016, latest
addition August 2023 (Ray Ruffel's mainline
images), previously August 2020 (Kevin Gould's mainline images)
The historic steam powered sugar mills of
There are stationary steam engines of all shapes and size, together with
mill layouts and process diagrams. You don't have to be a technical
expert to appreciate what is on view and simple explanations of what is going on are included.