Train Cemetery

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Comments (2)

SteffanLlwyd on August 17, 2007

Designed to run backwards, the opposite direction to the way the guy is pointing. This is a highly unusual Meyer-type of steam locomotive of considerable historical significance - one of steam's strangest 'evolutionary branches' of development, which worked very well in South America. There were other types of articulated steam engines (with two flexible power bogies) which were built in large numbers for Southern Africa. But this photograph represents the 'beast' which suited the toughest possible railroading conditions of Chile, Bolivia and Argentina the best! Great to see it.

Mystery.Gen on November 8, 2010

Very nice!!very interesting photograph.Like Greetings Mystery-gen

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Photo details

  • Uploaded on December 9, 2006
  • © All Rights Reserved
    by stephenlavery
    • Camera: OLYMPUS OPTICAL CO.,LTD X200,D560Z,C350Z
    • Exposure: 0.001s (1/800)
    • Focal Length: 13.50mm
    • F/Stop: f/4.500
    • ISO Speed: ISO64
    • Exposure Bias: 0.00 EV
    • No flash