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  1. Ready to run

    Ready to run

  2. A lot of activity...

    A lot of activity...

    A lot of activity going on around the locomotive. The photo is taken during a transfer move from Stavanger to Oslo.
  3. A view out from the enginehouse

    A view out from the enginehouse

  4. Steamer Leaving ndalsnes

    Steamer Leaving ndalsnes

    My "third hand" caught this at ndalsnes, as you can see with the old digicam. I was waiting further up the line.
  5. Steaming up Romsdalen

    Steaming up Romsdalen

    Nostalgic train powering up the grade after ndalsnes. I walked to this spot twice until noon that day from ndalsnes ;)
  6. Mountain Steam Shed

    Mountain Steam Shed

    Norwegian type 63a steamer (just another edition of the omnipresent class 52 German war loco) enjoying the last evening sunlight in front of an impressive mountain backdrop at ndalsnes shed.
  7. A hard days work starts here....

    A hard days work starts here....

    At the enginehouse.... About the locomotive: When World War 2 ended in May 1945 there were lots of German planes, cars and other kind of stuff left behind by the German Wermacht. Among these were 74 German locomotives of BR52. These were formally taken over by NSB in 1950. Data Type 63a...
  8. Type 63a at ndalsnes

    Type 63a at ndalsnes

    We went to the enginehouse at ndalsnes and found the locomotive being made ready for the journey up the valley with the tourist train. The locomotive is a type 63a 2770 (ex german BR 52.2770). July 2003, Norway.
  9. Steam in Romsdalen 2

    Steam in Romsdalen 2

    And off they went up the valley. They gathered momentum to get up the valley towards Verma station. They cross Kylling bridge and go down the valley in order to gain more heigth before they turn up the valley again. This was a trip I did in july together with Per Roar Johansen.
  10. Steam in Romsdalen 1

    Steam in Romsdalen 1

    We left ndalsnes early on sunday to photograph the tourist train that was going up Romsdalen to Bjorli and back again. We found a bridge and started to wait for it. We didn't have to wait for long.
  11. Romsdalen with steam.

    Romsdalen with steam.

    This is one of my favorite places. I knew this one from an earlier visit. PS, they got really good wild strawberries here. They work hard uphill. Those men on the locomotive really know how to fire this locomotive. Between us and the houses in the background are on the other side of the...



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