• An engineer inspects the running gear of a steam locomotive at Steamtown NHS

    Steamtown

    National Historic Site Pennsylvania

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Tire ring of fire

A mechanic lights a gas ring surrounding the steel wheel and tire of a steam locomotive

NPS Photo

Replacing the Tires of a Steam Locomotive

In March 2007, we had the opportunity to capture images to create this presentation which explains how a steam locomotive's tires are changed.

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