Steam engines in model making
Steam engine - It smells of oil, it puffs and steams. Big and small eyes light up when the forces of steam unfold and machines start to move.
In the 18th century, the invention of the steam engine heralded the beginning of industrialisation and stood for progress par excellence. The puffing machines were used in coal mines, mills and shipyards, among other places. The new technology changed the world and, above all, the everyday life of the people enormously. Experience a short journey through time and discover the wonder of the steam engine in model making. Especially steam-powered ship models or railways are still very popular with young and old.
Building your own steam engine
Steam engine models have a fascination of their own. Experience their power and beauty and build your own steam engine! You will be amazed at how little effort a small steam engine can set a steam ship model in motion.
Building a steam engine yourself is easily possible with little effort and normal model building skills. We offer various steam systems and steam engines with which you can drive ship models of different sizes. Steam engine Victor can even set model ships up to 15kg weight in motion. For lighter projects we recommend the . experience how the steam boiler filled with water is heated, the piston with Teflon coating starts working and sets smaller model ships in motion!
You are still not satisfied with the detailed design of the steam engines? For professionals and advanced tinkerers we have accessories like and smoke generators in our assortment. Breathe even more life and authenticity into your steam engines by creating the impression of steam or smoke on your model trains and ship models.
Kits for steam engines
Do you want to get off to an uncomplicated start? You can buy various steam engines from us. In addition to steam engines and engines, we also carry complete kits for steam ships, for example the steam pinasse Dagmar or the paddle steamer The Myrtle Corey. The material kits contain all the necessary parts with which you can build an authentic steamship in no time at all. You can even extend the paddle steamer with accessories like a steam generator or a sound module. So that your model ship sounds and puffs just like the steam-driven riverboats on the Mississippi at the end of the 18th century!