The Magic of Steam
Glenbrook Vintage Railway

A journey from the workshop to the Station. An inside look at what is involved in bringing steam to life for you!

Fire Box Preparation

Before you light the fire you must first clean it much as you would your home fire.

Starting the Fire

The fire is built using large kindling and paper to get it started.

Cleaning in Progress

Just because it is already black does not mean that it doesn't require a good clean

The finer details of cleaning

Many hands are required to clean an engine


An engine is primarily made of metal and requires high quality oil to keep the moving parts lubricated

Oiling in action

There are many places on an engine that require oiling prior to operating the engine for the day

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