The International Steam Pages


Major Tales

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.

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 pictures.

 

Tiger Steam: (Steam in South East Asia) Uploaded March 2017

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 2020

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 2020 (Kevin Gould's mainline images)

Pictures of the metre gauge public railways in Peninsular Malaysia (and Singapore) and Sabah at the time of the transition between steam and diesel power.

Pictures of industrial railways in Malaysia and Singapore, necessarily mostly diesel powered but with a scattering of 'steam'

Raj Steam: (Steam in the Indian Subcontinent) Uploaded in stages from 2014 onwards, latest section July 2020.

Pictures of the public railways of the Indian Subcontinent with material from India, Pakistan, Nepal, Sri Lanka and Bangladesh.

Gula Java:

The historic steam powered sugar mills of Java. 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. 

 


Rob Dickinson

Email: webmaster@internationalsteam.co.uk