These models are largely old tractors and steam rollers that would have been used for more heavy duty construction work (anything that an old steam engine could do more efficiently than humans and horses).
Stationary steam engines are great educational models, a lot of fun to use and can often be great additions to any collection. We’ve shortlisted some of our favourites here.
Balsa wood model planes are some of the most popular model kits as they are fun to assemble and offer a little bit of aviation history.
The Sunnytech Single Flywheel Hot Air Stirling Engine is a well-crafted, fully working model which demonstrates the operational principles of Stirling engines.
The SW1 steam wagon will look great amongst any set, no matter what kind of models the collection is primarily made up of.
The Bachmann 35-077 is gorgeous Class E railway engine model. The steam engine is a OO Gauge class and has a great design and sturdy construction.
This magnificent miniature replica of a Showman’s road locomotive revisits a golden age in travel, dating back almost 100 years.
The Mamod SA1L is perfect for those who people missed out on the chance to drive their own luxurious car from times gone by.
This is the 1313 Steam traction engine from Mamod (model number TE1a Green), a replica model of a Victorian era English tractor engine that comes in black, with a British racing green boiler, and cheerful red wheels.
Not straying from the real life 1920’s omnibus the model is based on, the LB1R comes in a vibrant red colour, with lovely old fashioned signs painted in yellow and red.