Thursday, September 18, 2014

Dutch 7700 class steam engines


The 44 of this class were 0-6-0 tank type, built by Werkspoor, Henschel & Sohn and Schwartzkopff and introduced into service between 1905 and 1913. They were all withdrawn between 1937 and 1955 except for one, shown, nicknamed 'Bello': number 7742 dating from 1914 which is apparently Holland's sole surviving lokaalspoor (local railway) locomotive. More

Finnish carrots circa 1973



See earlier post.

Tarragona roundhouse in steam days, Spain


A semi-roundhouse perhaps; a water pipe is in the foreground.  A total of 12 stalls are visible but there are more tracks to the right.

police in Sydney and Brisbane raid Muslim terrorist addresses


This makes clear why there needs to be security surveillance on people, regrettable as it may be in principle.  With the ever increasing numbers of Muslim immigrants in both Australia and NZ comes the likelihood of terrorists among them.  Sydney Morning Herald reports on this webpage.

1969 Dodge Coronet advert