Steam Inc.

Hands on the Throttle.   

For those who want to learn how to operate a boiler and marine steam engine we offer a course consisting of two hours of classroom teaching the basics of this hobby.  This is followed by three hours of in the boat, on the water, hands-on operation of the boiler, pumps, engine and yes, even the whistle.  Price $495.  Click on the "Contact Us" tab for more information, or phone 203.517.7776.


BOAT FOR SALE:  former cabin steam launch Crescent.  Now diesel powered, 3 cylinder Yanmar.  This boat is a real head-turner with nice lines, lots of mahogany, teak decks and cedar over oak with West System epoxy.  25 feet overall and includes trailer.  Serious inquires please phone the owner at 203.517.7776 or email using "Contact Us" button on this web site.

Crescent on Thames River, Norwich, CT. when under steam.

Interior forward helm. There is also a helm midships starboard side. Email for more photos via "Contact Us" tab.


ARTWORK FOR SALE:   Matted and framed print of the steamer CITY OF HARTFORD by artist Richard L Brooks painted in 1980.  Published by the Connecticut River Foundation and limited to 750 lithographs which sold out years ago. Camera photos below are of poor quality, the piece for sale is perfect and looks wonderful.  The print is 23 x 31-1/2 and the image 17 x 27-1/2" printed on 140 pound Mont-Lith white bristol plate, 100% cotton neutral pH and acid free.  The print is numbered (505) and signed by the artist.  I do not want to ship this, local pickup in New England.  Offered at $650.

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WANTED TO BUY:  Metropolitan steam injectors.  Please use the "Contact Us" button if you have this item for sale.