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Baldwin #1256 at sugar mill "Frank País"

Baldwin #1256 at sugar mill "Frank País"
This is the last remaining steam locomotive at the ruins of sugar mill no. 640 of Cuba, "Frank País", which closed in 2002. The loco has the number 1256 and was built in 1923 by Baldwin Locomotive Works in Philadelphia. Wheels 2-8-0, gauge 36", construction no. 57207. Here is a link to a photo when it was still in operation:
www.steamlocomotive.info/1024/cuba372.jpg

DSC04190 x1p

Blue rubber octopus, appo-fam, Champland, micritter and 40 other people have particularly liked this photo


25 comments - The latest ones
 Keith Burton
Keith Burton club
These are superb Berny.................splendid detail, wonderful rust and gorgeous sunshine!

I especially like PiP number one.
13 months ago.
 Boro
Boro
Excellentes ****************
13 months ago.
 Ernst Doro
Ernst Doro club
Was du so alles findest! Und dann noch die technischen Daten dazu!
Hut ab!
Erstaunlich auch, dass das alles so lange stehen bleibt. Haben die Kubaner kein Hüttenwerk, das Schrott verarbeitet.
Na für Dich ein Glücksfall und auch für uns.
13 months ago.
Berny club
has replied to Ernst Doro club
Die Daten konnte man noch entziffern auf der Plakette. Außerdem gibt es Internetseiten, wo man Verzeichnisse der Lokomotiven findet, wo sie noch in Betrieb waren. Es ist interessant und lustig, nach so einer Reise die Details herauszufinden....Danke Dir!
13 months ago.
Ernst Doro club
has replied to Berny club
ja, dafür brauche ich meißt mehr Zeit als für die Reise selbst.
13 months ago.
 FotoArt
FotoArt club
Die Natur ist auch hier im Vormarsch.
13 months ago.
 Loose_Grip
Loose_Grip club
Seen better days! Loco and shed!
13 months ago.
 Gilbert H
Gilbert H club
Souvenir de gloire passée !Bonne soirée
13 months ago.
 uwschu
uwschu club
Das wünscht man sich öfters bei den Lost Places
13 months ago.
Berny club
has replied to uwschu club
So ein Fund Ist natürlich immer ein Highlight und hat ein ganz besonderes Flair, wenn die location wirklich verlassen und nicht touristisch erschlossen ist.....
13 months ago.
 ©UdoSm
©UdoSm club
Oh, ein echt tolles Museums Stück...
13 months ago.
 Weard Bültena
Weard Bültena club
Moin,
klasse Aufnahmen.
Weard
13 months ago.
 Proxar
Proxar club
sehr schöner Rost :-)
13 months ago.
 Boarischa Krautmo
Boarischa Krautmo club
schön!
13 months ago.
 Hélène Lombard
Hélène Lombard club
Très intéressante !!
13 months ago.
 Peter_Private_Box
Peter_Private_Box club
Hi Berny

A superb piece of industrial history, and great information too!!!

Fantastic colours

Wonderful composition

Best Wishes, HFF, a nice weekend, and stay safe!!
Peter
13 months ago.
 Nick Weall
Nick Weall club
Great shots ~ Bravo
13 months ago.
 José Manuel Polo
José Manuel Polo club
Es un museo de antigüedades a cielo abierto, bien fotografiado; como siempre, con nitidez.
13 months ago.
 Jean
Jean club
Wonderful photos. I loved the shot of it in action. My childhood train journeys were on steam trains. They were magic.
13 months ago.
 Malik Raoulda
Malik Raoulda club
Toujours a la recherche de l'insolite *******
Bonne fin de semaine.
13 months ago.
 Peter Chet
Peter Chet club
I feel sorry for him! Interesting history and wonderful photos Berny
13 months ago.
 neira-Dan
neira-Dan club
comment peut-on laisser ces choses se dégrader et disparaitre ??
13 months ago.
Berny club
has replied to neira-Dan club
In the last years there were great efforts in Cuba to preserve many of these steam locomotives in museums, you will see some later. Thanks neira-Dan!
13 months ago.
 tiabunna
tiabunna club
A marvellous old locomotive and so good that you were able to find the shot of it operating. Let's hope that something is done to better preserve it.
13 months ago.
 Richard Chamberlain
Richard Chamberlain club
Fantastic.
13 months ago.

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