Toy steam engine enthusiasts are probably some of the most friendly and helpful people one could hope to meet. They come from all parts of the globe, both guys and gals, all ready to step in and give a hand. These are some of the sites I have discovered along the way, if you have a site or know of one that you feel should be included here just drop me a line.
- Dean Williams covers the Atlas 6" lathe with projects and accessories to build.
- Tony Muir uncovers the lost history of Australian toy steam.
- Source for BA and Metric bolts,nuts, grub screws, taps and dies etc.
- Only known supplier of Weeden drive chains, a simply fantastic collection of steam and other types of toys and dolls.
- This model actually works.
- HIstory and Info About Collecting Toy Steam Engines from Do-It-101.com.
- Includes American, British and German manufacturers from Do-It-101.com.
- Don't let the title scare you, a very interesting blog on model steam boilers.
- German site with thumbnails leading to expanded views.
- Online resource to tin toys and dolls.
- Instructions on how to fire up your first Mamod steam engine.
- The Temple of Steam is "Legendary" and must be visited.
- Tips and tricks from the master himself.
- Small scale machining services and the production of replacement and bespoke parts for the Live Steam and Model Engineering Community.
- Includes German, British and American engines.
- Great site covering Mamod engines.
- LImited production, handmade to order traction engines.
- An online museum of toy steam engines.
- Chris Johns has put together a great collection of mobile engines.
-Odilon welcomes you to the House of Moose, well worth the visit.
- Interesting site, check out his book as well.
- Stationary engines, antique tractors and old machinery.
- Modifications, restorations, repairs and shop tips.
- Photos from the S,T.E.A.M. magazine
- Cloth covered wire, they supply 3 conductor wire to upgrade your cord with a ground.
- A wealth of information offered by Dean Williams on using Taig lathes and milling machines to build projects and accessories.
- Highlighting the best craftsmen from around the world and their miniature projects in metal and wood
- Bio of William Nye Weeden.
- Not a Weeden product but a classy way to lube any brand of engine.
- Mike Cook, known as "caravanuk" on eBay always has some incredible items for sale on his site as well.
- Project to catalogue photos of as many brands of toy steam engines as possible.
- Harry Wade's wisdom anout steam oil.
- Great place to discuss steam engines and live steam locomotives.
- Oveview of historical events, actual and fictional.
- Original patent prints and documentation of Weeden and other toy steam engines.