• From BLW: The Canadian Steamers Generator Pack

    BLW: The Canadian Steamers Generator Pack

    A steam generator is a type of boiler used to produce steam for climate control and potable water heating in railroad passenger cars. The output of a railroad steam generator is low pressure, saturated steam that is passed through a system of pipes and conduits throughout the length of the train.

    Steam generators were developed when diesel locomotives started to replace steam locomotives on passenger trains. In most cases, each passenger locomotive was fitted with a steam generator and a feedwater supply tank. The steam generator used some of the locomotive's diesel fuel supply for combustion. When a steam generator-equipped locomotive was not available for a run, a so-called "heating car" fitted with one or two steam generators was inserted between the last locomotive in the consist and the rest of the train.

    Steam heated or cooled rail cars have been largely replaced or converted to fully electric systems.

    The Canadian Steamers Generator Pack includes:

    17 Units

    • 3 CN Steamers (White, Black) "15441", "15470" and "15486"
    • 2 CNR Steamers (Green yellow and black) "15424" and "15456"
    • 4 VIA Steamers "15418", "15442", "15473" and "15481"
    • 2 ONR Steamers "200" & "210"
    • 1 ONR "206" (ex VIA 15483) HEP generator car rebuilt from steam generator car.
    • 3 AMT Generator "600", "603" & "604" HEP generator car rebuilt from steam generator car.
    • 2 Algoma Steamers "75" & "77"

    Special thanks to our testing crew, Ulrich Ehlers, David Carleton and Tim Spencer.

    Learn More Here

  • Recent Forum Activity

    burgerbern

    A few new items coming from BEW

    Thread Starter: burgerbern

    i have gotten invigorated by some of the things in the NEW ORTS BNSF Seligman Route so i am putting some repaints together, cannot give you an answer...

    Last Post By: burgerbern Yesterday, 08:57 AM Go to last post
    Don6218

    Terrtex Water Question

    Thread Starter: Don6218

    Hello, I have a question about how the "Water" textures are obtained in TSRE5 and in Open Rails. When I go into TSRE5 and look around at some of the...

    Last Post By: Don6218 Yesterday, 04:48 PM Go to last post
    stlsf4003

    firebox flash issue.

    Thread Starter: stlsf4003

    Lately I've noticed that pretty much all of the steam locomotive models by Dick Cowen have an odd issue where the firebox flash animation will flash...

    Last Post By: stlsf4003 Today, 01:23 AM Go to last post
    Nels_Anderson

    Article: OpenRails BNSF Seligman Route Released

    Thread Starter: Nels_Anderson

    You can view the page at https://www.trainsim.com/vbts/content.php?754-OpenRails-BNSF-Seligman-Route-Released

    Last Post By: deltapooh Yesterday, 05:31 PM Go to last post
    deltapooh

    Working with Alpha Channels

    Thread Starter: deltapooh

    i am trying to edit some ET44AC/C4 made for OpenRails. I can export the necessary file to BMP, and export the alpha channel. I can't edit the file...

    Last Post By: RailWorkshop Yesterday, 08:25 PM Go to last post
    westerngy

    Run8 V2 Bakersfield Sub release

    Thread Starter: westerngy

    http://www.run8studios.com/

    Last Post By: haverfordwest Today, 04:51 AM Go to last post
    dforrestc

    Test post

    Thread Starter: dforrestc

    Test post

    Last Post By: peterman Yesterday, 10:32 PM Go to last post
    fchrist16

    Sometimes...

    Thread Starter: fchrist16

    You just gotta manually re-do the track database...At least now I can say the TDB SHOULD NOT be corrupt at all. Regards, -Frank C.

    Last Post By: fchrist16 Yesterday, 10:14 AM Go to last post