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Ed Lecuyer

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2ft in Sochaczew, Poland
« on: December 24, 2008, 09:06:15 AM »
Ira asked me to post the following:

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Glenn Christensen

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Re: 2ft in Sochaczew, Poland
« Reply #1 on: December 24, 2008, 02:31:33 PM »
Cool!

Thanks guys!

Ira,

Is the loco a Px48?  I have a copy of the book "Nasze Koleje", but sadly very little Polish.  (Obrotnica = turntable; that's about it.)  Do you have any additional information you can share on the locomotive or the line it's running on?


Best Regards and Happy Holidays,
Glenn

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Re: 2ft in Sochaczew, Poland
« Reply #2 on: December 24, 2008, 03:24:42 PM »
Yes, it is a Px48.
The location, about 20 miles from Warsaw, is a 2' railroad museum. Lots of displays and a short operating railroad. This was a short fan trip for us American tourists.
We visited several museums and rode three or four other 2' lines as well as 30" and standard gauge behind steam.
I wound up spending almost a month in Poland in fall 1991 chasing trains and trams. Quite an experience.
Ira
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Re: 2ft in Sochaczew, Poland
« Reply #3 on: January 04, 2009, 06:51:25 PM »
This is the Pila Locomotive Works in Poland. I visited there in 1991. They can do anything as you can see from the referenced web site. A "brand new" O&K 0-4-0t.



http://www.interlok.info/O+Ke.htm