Krauss Locomotive

Krauss locomotive Several of these Krauss locomotives operated on Tasmania's West Coast. This particular engine once belonged to the Mt Lyell Mining Company. It runs on narrow (2 feet) gauge lines. By using these narrower tracks, the mining companies were able to build railway lines more cheaply to access areas that would have been very...

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Union Station, Washington, D.C.

"Union Station Waiting Room, Washington, D.C." c.1920 Larger image. "Train Concourse, Union Station, Washington, D.C." c.1910 (postmarked 1912) (click for larger version) Text on back: The Train Concourse of the Union Railway Station at Washington, D.C. is 760 feed in length. There is standing room for 50,000 people within its vast area. At one end...

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Mail van

From Chums, 4 January 1893 OK maybe there is a bit more to it. So, here is A Run with the Mail Van: The Western Mail is one of the most remarkable trains in this country. It leaves Paddington station each evening at nine o’clock, and goes its way to the Land’s End like a...

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