Steam Engines

In this section of the website you will find information about nine steam engines that show development over a significant period of time.  Each steam engine is listed in chronological order from the date of creation in the menu so you can take a look at the history of the steam engine starting with the first ever engine which was made by Thomas Newcomen in Staffordshire.

Making Models

The Worlds First Steam Engine

The Smethwick Engine

The Pickard Engine

The Lap Engine

Adam Heslop Winding Engine

The Arnold Mill Engine

New Generation of Engines

Alfred Dodman Traction Engine

The Pentrich Engine