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  1. 60017 liked Spamcan81's post in the thread Construction of QJ`s in Datong.

    Whether the QJ flattered to deceive or not, they were impressive pieces of kit. [img]QJ6356 QJxxxx Jing Peng Pass, China by KING COBRA 92, on Flickr

    Jan 26, 2021 at 8:24 PM
  2. 60017 liked Spamcan81's post in the thread Construction of QJ`s in Datong.

    Magnificent machines. Managed a footplate trip the lead loco of a pair over the Jing Peng Pass. A wonderful experience.

    Jan 25, 2021 at 4:18 PM
  3. 60017 liked 240P15's post in the thread CSD steam locomotives.

    A fantastic picture of a lovely green 475.1142 John!:Happy: Thank you so much for posting it! This engine is an interesting one equipped with roller bearings of both coupled- and connecting rods as you can see. Was it under steam back then do...

    Jan 25, 2021 at 4:13 PM
  4. 60017 replied to the thread CSD steam locomotives.

    Ahaha that makes sense. Interesting old roundhouse at Chomotov. They only used to open it rarely, but it seems from the website that access is better these days. Chomotov and Luzna are directly connected by rail.

    Jan 25, 2021 at 2:13 PM
  5. 60017 liked 240P15's post in the thread CSD steam locomotives.

    Thanks John. :) I have done some research and I belive 475.1142 is located here: http://muzeum-chomutov.cz/?page_id=257&lang=en Knut

    Jan 25, 2021 at 2:10 PM
  6. 60017 liked 240P15's post in the thread Construction of QJ`s in Datong.

    Hello! I`m posting a link to a series of great photos taken by a german visiting Datong Workshop in 1986 showing the construction of the famous QJ-class. https://www.drehscheibe-online.de/foren/read.php?017,9591902 A total of 4700 of these...

    Jan 25, 2021 at 2:08 PM
  7. 60017 replied to the thread CSD steam locomotives.

    Sadly not...it's boiler certificate was expired. I don't know her current status. Not been to CZ for my České dráhy fix for more that 15 months :(. Hope to be there for two weeks in July:Nailbiting:

    Jan 25, 2021 at 1:45 PM
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    Thats awesome Knut, thanks for posting it! I love the 475's. They look nice in green too...as here; 475. 1142 at Lužná U Rakovník ...17th October 2010.[ATTACH]

    475. 1142.jpg 475. 1142.jpg Jan 25, 2021 at 12:54 PM