A steam locomotive's boiler tragically exploded at 14th Street and 4th Ave in New York City on July 4, 1839. The engine driver was killed and twenty passengers injured.
Understandably, steam power was then banned from the city's rails for the first time. Trains had to uncouple their locomotives at the gates and replace them with horses.
Horse or steam, if you want to link your email program to iCloud Mail, IMAP is very flexible a coupling:
›› Setting up iCloud Mail as an IMAP account in your email program (on a desktop computer or portable device) gives you seamless access to all your new mail and folders. Here are the IMAP and SMTP server details.