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by Doug Bailey
Sat Jul 30, 2022 12:59 pm
Forum: Our Website
Topic: Newsletter Added
Replies: 0
Views: 21

Newsletter Added

We have begun offering an e-mail delivered newsletter from our website. You may have noticed the sign-up pop up when you visit the site. We'll be sending out a monthly newsletter to our subscribers, detailing interesting steam preservation/restoration news, site events and other things. Hopefully yo...
by Doug Bailey
Tue Jul 19, 2022 3:53 pm
Forum: General Discussions
Topic: This Forum - Issue
Replies: 0
Views: 47

This Forum - Issue

For quite some time, this phpBB installation has been misconfigured in such a way that it was virtually impossible to register for an account. That has been fixed. My apologies.
by Doug Bailey
Wed Jul 06, 2022 1:16 pm
Forum: Our Website
Topic: Site Upgrade
Replies: 0
Views: 52

Site Upgrade

We've switched our Wordpress blog to an annual plan. This got rid of advertisements on the blog, and provided us with a bunch of new features. I intend to use the blog a great deal in coming months to discuss what is being done with the site.
by Doug Bailey
Wed Jul 06, 2022 1:14 pm
Forum: Our Website
Topic: New Feature
Replies: 0
Views: 17

New Feature

We've added a new feature to the site to display (where available) the date a locomotive's photo was taken. Please see the following article for more information: https://steaminfo.wordpress.com/2022/07/06/date-of-photo/
by Doug Bailey
Wed Jun 29, 2022 1:14 pm
Forum: General Discussions
Topic: Small Milestone
Replies: 0
Views: 63

Small Milestone

As of about 1 pm this afternoon, we have photos of 14,000 different steam locomotives. Not terribly exciting, but there it is.
by Doug Bailey
Mon Jun 27, 2022 10:34 am
Forum: Our Website
Topic: Abbreviations Problem
Replies: 1
Views: 42

Abbreviations Problem

Many of you have noticed the abbreviations system that has been added to the locomotive viewer. It works quite well, except for one small detail: Some abbreviations have different meanings in different parts of the world. For example CR is Chinal Rail (in China) and Central Railway (in India). I've ...
by Doug Bailey
Fri Jun 24, 2022 3:14 pm
Forum: Our Website
Topic: A Correction
Replies: 0
Views: 23

A Correction

For eight locomotives in Germany, their location was listed as 'Westfälisches Industriemusm'. This has been corrected to 'Westfälisches Industriemuseum'
by Doug Bailey
Fri Jun 24, 2022 2:42 pm
Forum: Our Website
Topic: Thanks to Jeff Terry!
Replies: 0
Views: 21

Thanks to Jeff Terry!

Jeff Terry, of Lineside Legacy fame, locomotive engineer extraordinaire, trainer of engineers and a contributing editor to our site, today added some wonderful photography for locomotives in Maine. You can see them and his other works at: https://www.steamlocomotive.info/photobrowse.cfm?bn=Jeff%20Te...
by Doug Bailey
Wed May 25, 2022 7:30 am
Forum: Our Website
Topic: Some Words About Maps
Replies: 0
Views: 46

Some Words About Maps

Each individual locomotive can have an individual map to its location. These maps can be accessed by clicking on the globe in the upper right hand corner of the locomotive's display page. Several questions have been offered recently, about these maps, and I'd like to answer them here. 1. If a locomo...
by Doug Bailey
Thu May 19, 2022 3:07 pm
Forum: Our Website
Topic: About the Site
Replies: 0
Views: 64

About the Site

A lot of changes to the website are in the works, and a majority of them won't be visible to the site visitor. I'm rewriting/upgrading the administrative interface that lets our editors maintain the site and the underlying database. This, I think, will help to insure that the site is as up-to-date a...

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