Class 25D locomotive at Bergen, Norway, 1954.

Ransome-Wallis, Patrick

Class 25D locomotive at Bergen, Norway, 1954.
2 9 c m
40cm
actual image size: 32cm x 21cm

Description

A class 25D 0-6-0 locomotive number 424 with a passenger train, by Patrick Ransome-Wallis. Most Norwegian steam locomotives were built in Oslo, but the Norwegian railways also used German and Swiss locomotives. They needed to be economical as coal was not mined in Norway and had to be imported. Because of Norway's mountainous terrain the locomotives also needed to be able to run on steep gradients and around sharp bends.

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