Friday, January 13, 2012

Steam loco 1

The Swedish train network was electrified after World War II and these beautiful machines secretly stored in sheds to be used in case of war. But the cold war ended and many steam locomotives and railway carriages are now owned by the Swedish Railway Museum. This is from a recent trip with the loco B 1316, built at Motala Verkstad in 1917 and in regular traffic up to 1966. I'll let you know about the painting process further on. To be continued...

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