List Of Surviving Steam Locomotives
There is only one place left on earth where steam locomotives are still widely in use: the Chinese industrial hinterland. Rail enthusiasts are now regularly traveling there to witness the last gasps of the engine that created the modern world.
Countdown To the Last Steam Train - Bloomberg
There are only eight of the 80-year-old steam locomotives left. Big Boy No. 4014 is the only one that hasn't been turned into scrap metal or a museum display piece. That makes each stop the locomotive makes along its 4,000-mile journey across 10 states a must-see for model train hobbyists and historians.
INTERACTIVE MAP: Steam locomotive Big Boy No. 4014, at ...
How many steam locomotives are preserved?
There are currently over 400 former BR steam locomotives preserved in Britain (not including many additional former industrial examples).
Preserved steam locomotives of British Rail - Geograph
Puffing Billy is the world's oldest surviving steam locomotive, constructed in 1813–1814 by colliery viewer William Hedley, enginewright Jonathan Forster and blacksmith Timothy Hackworth for Christopher Blackett, the owner of Wylam Colliery near Newcastle upon Tyne, in the United Kingdom.
Puffing Billy (locomotive) - Wikipedia