China Railways - Lung-Hai Railway (陇海铁路) 4-6-2 steam locomotive Nr. 515 (Werkspoor 704-706 / 1936)

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    The Longhai railway (simplified Chinese: 陇海铁路; traditional Chinese: 隴海鐵路) is a major arterial east-west railway in China. It runs from Lianyungang, Jiangsu on the Yellow Sea to Lanzhou, Gansu through the provinces of Jiangsu, Anhui, Henan, Shaanxi, and Gansu, covering a total length of 1,759 kilometres. The line is named after Gansu, also known as Long (陇) in Chinese and Lianyungang's previous name, Haizhou. The Longhai Line is one of the busiest Chinese railways.

    Locomotive Nr. 515 was one of three 4-6-2s built for the Lung-Hai Railway by Werkspoor in 1936.

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    1. tedesco57 13 months ago | reply

      3 massive drive wheels, neat looking machine

    2. 03 1008 13 months ago | reply

      According to Carter the Werkspoor-Pacifics 513 - 515 were constructed in 1936. No. 501 - 504 were built by Cockerill, 505 - 508 by Haine St. Pierre, and 509 - 512 by Tubize.

    3. HISTORICAL RAILWAY IMAGES 13 months ago | reply

      03 1008 Wow, that's quite a lot. Thanks!

    4. HISTORICAL RAILWAY IMAGES 13 months ago | reply

      tedesco57 This locomotive means business

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