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Archive for August, 2011

Hallo! Ein paar meiner Ausflüge die letzten Monate durch Nord-, Mittel- und Südosteuropa gibt es hier als Foto-Berichte und/oder Videos: Fotoberichte: Rumänien Süd-Österliche Dieseltour 2011 1/2 (50 B.) Rumänien – Ungarn – Kroatien Süd-Österliche Dieseltour 2011 2/2 (50 B.) Video dazu: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YLO3FM1HvYw&hd=1 Deutschland – Frankreich – England – Wales – Estland – Lettland Diesel – […]

Sugar Mill Semboro Now it’s getting ugly: they changes the colour scheme of the locomotives! Now they are black with golden frames and boiler rings plus red lines. This all was done in a very poor quality and looks awful. They said this was the original colour scheme before 1970. Who believes … Otherwise there […]

Sugar Mill Olean The sugar mill Olean painted their main chimney blue/yellow/red … But inside everything is still the same. On the first day of our visit to Olean no. 1 was shunting while no. 4 hauled the one and only pair of trains to the fields. The second day of our visit saw no. […]

Barcelona: Orenstein in steam

Orenstein Manufacturer’s plate I made a day trip to Barcelona yesterday to visit a very small (20hp) O&K loco which has been privately owned there and is now for sale.  The little loco (works no. 173/1896) was quite delightful and is possibly the oldest surviving O&K machine – though as you’ll see from the works plate it […]