Steam surprise

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What would you think when you come home from a day trip to the country side, step out of the train and you see this stopping at the other platform:


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:eek::eek::eek:


I rushed over to the other platform to take a few snaps before it already left the station again after a short stop.

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This beast was so huge I struggled to pleasingly fit it into the frame in that short time. Very impressive.

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The sign reads "Steam Engine Friends Berlin". What a great job of them to keep it running and also running it on the standard railway tracks. :smile::smile:


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I heard the guys in the engine saying that the track is clear to leave the station and one guy next to me was blocking his ears. I wondered why because... hey those steam engines aren't THAT loud......


Well. I forgot that steam whistle. Obviously the guy next to me knew what was coming and the guys on the train had the fun to see a photog wincing at the engine's whistle before it started moving.

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Now that was a welcome surprise for me. :smile:
 
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Signal Mountain, TN
The engine is a 2-10-0 or a 2-10-2. I cant quire tell if there is a set of smaller wheel under the firebox/cab. AlJohnston is correct on how to identify the wheel arrangement. It is a system that is used globally for steam locomotives.
 
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