The International Connection: My Journey in becoming a Steam Enthusiast, Part 7 (chapter 3)

Continuing and finishing part 7 of my journey in becoming a steam enthusiast are a set of pictures of European locomotives taken at the Nene Valley Railway.  This post follows from chapter 2 (British steam locomotives) and chapter 1 (Thomas the Tank Engine) on the Nene Valley Railway.

To start the post we have the impressive German built ex- Polish State Railways Kriegslokomotiven or Kriegslok 2-10-0 number 7173 (above and below.)  This locomotive is no longer based at the Nene Valley Railway, but another member of this class can be found at Bressingham Gardens.  The picture above was taken in 1997 and those below in 1995.

The second Europen locomotive is Danish class F; number 656, knicknamed Tinkerbell (pictures taken in 1995.)

Finally, German 64 class Prairie tank 2-6-2 64-305:

To finish this set of posts on the Nene Valley Railway, here are a couple of shots of Wansford loco yard. Blog post thread continues; click here for part 7.

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