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Quebec North Shore Paper 0-4-0T No. 125

Thanks to site visitor Bill March who provided the information for this locomotive which was not in our database. Quebec North Shore Paper 0-4-0T No. 125 is nicely cosmetically restored and on display at the diesel house
on Nord Rue William Dobell, in Baie Comeau, Quebec. The photo below was provided through commons.wikimedia.org.

By Harfang (Own work) [CC-BY-SA-3.0 (www.creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0)], via Wikimedia Commons

 
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Posted by on June 15, 2012 in Interesting Locomotives

 

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C&O 2-8-4 No. 2755

Added an improved photo for this locomotive, taken in 2007 and moved its previous photo to an album. The new photo portrays the locomotive in greater detail and is shown below:

Brian M. Powell [CC-BY-SA-3.0 (www.creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0)], via Wikimedia Commons

 
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Posted by on June 7, 2012 in Interesting Locomotives

 

Updated Photos for C&O 2-8-4 No. 2736

I’ve updated the photo for C&O 2-8-4 No. 2736 at the National Railroad Museum in Green Bay to the one, taken in September 2010 showing it on inside display.

By Dual Freq (Own work.) [GFDL (http://www.gnu.org/copyleft/fdl.html) or CC-BY-3.0 (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0)%5D, via Wikimedia Commons

 When I first saw this locomotive, in the early 1990s it was displayed outdoors at NRM and looked like this:

Copyright © Douglas C. Bailey

A bit of inspection reveals that the digits in the numbre boards have been replaced, a bit more rust has been added, but otherwise, the locomotive is much as it was in the early 1990s.

 

 
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Posted by on June 7, 2012 in Interesting Locomotives

 

Greek Steam Locomotives

Many thanks to site visitor Andrew Heap, who recently contributed photos of 9 Greek steamlocomotives to the site. One is shown below:

Copyright © Andrew Heap

Andrew’s other steam locomotive photographs can be seen here:

http://steamlocomotive.info/photobrowse.cfm?bn=Andrew%20Heap

 

 
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Posted by on June 6, 2012 in Interesting Locomotives

 

Alcoy Gandia 2-6-2T “Cocentaina”

With Graham Nixon’s contribution of the photo below of Alcoy Gandia 2-6-2T “Cocentaina” steamlocomotive.info has reached a tiny milestone. We now have photos of 7600 different steam locomotives. Not 25,000 photos of 300 different locomotives as one site proudly boasted not too long ago. Many thanks to Graham for the photo.

Photo Copyright © Graham Nixon

 
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Posted by on June 3, 2012 in Uncategorized