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Steam Train Locomotive

Image Number: WH-1680020
Title: Steam Train Locomotive
Date: [ca. 2014]
Photographer / Illustrator: Wilson Hui Calgary, Alberta
Remarks: Steam train locomotives were introduced in the early 1800's. They pulled trains carrying passengers and materials. Steam engines used boiling water (steam) to create mechanical motion. By the early 1900's they were slowly phased out and replaced by diesel-electric locomotives.
Subject(s): Alberta, Train