Wednesday, June 28, 2017

An Ab at Otira with a short passenger train for Greymouth

For lots more, see the book New Zealand 1950s Steam in Colour

'I like to read a book on my bed'

1963 Buick Wildcat convertible

railway refreshment rooms cup, NSW

Made by Dunn Bennett of England.  For the equivalents used in NZ, see the book New Zealand Railway Memorabilia.

Finnish railtour poster

Age uncertain, maybe 1950s.

Rivarossi tramway model packing art

From the look of the fashions at right, quite early in the electric tram era.

transport activity in Maashaven, Rotterdam, 1970

A two-car diesel multiple unit, a conventional cargo ship, various small boats, a 1964 Chevrolet and a truck.

a Mexican 2-8-2

A KR2 class, crossing the plains of Queretaro to the north in September 1962: road number 2127 -- info here.

Paris to Milan train in the Iselle station, Italy, circa 1910

Just on the Italian side of the Simplon tunnel from Switzerland. We figure the train was hauled through the tunnel by the electric loco on the left and the steamer, a 2-8-0 type, has just been attached.

The guy in the middle, presumably a supervisor, has an impressive hat.  See earlier posts.

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