Now that we've taken a look at how real steam locomotives are serviced, how about the care and feeding of our own miniature versions?
Have you checked your locomotives lately?
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Although they are much less labor-instensive than the prototype, our models also benefit from a regular cleaning, inspection and lubrication. Simple care like this can prevent more involved problems and extend the life of your models.
Learn the steps to maintaining your steam locomotives in this new article and turn your workbench into a roundhouse.