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Post an image of the oldest locomotive within 100 miles (160 km) of where you live.

Pic related was built in the 1880s and is the oldest in peninsular Florida.
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>>1292291
Does that even qualify a engine being in such a state of disrepair?
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Y112, built in 1889
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>>1292306
It's good enough to be listed here:

http://www.steamlocomotive.com/lists/searchdb.php?country=USA&state=FL
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>>1292328
built 1886
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I live in the town where this beauty from 1855 is on display.
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F176 - oldest surviving Victorian Railways locomotive, from 1789
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>>1292347
um pic related
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Boston & Maine #1455
ALCo 2-6-0
Built in 1907
Currently at the Danbury Railway Museum in Danbury, CT, USA
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>>1292347
>>1292348
ah fuck I meant 1879

I think this locomotive Y112 is the oldest in operational mainline condition though (1889)
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>>1292328
>>1292341
19th century US locomotives are hideous.
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>>1292355
I think you mean glorious and free
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>>1292356
Just horrible, disgusting.
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>>1292355
>us
nigga, that engine's canadian.
>https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Canadian_Pacific_374
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>>1292328
sup bro arbutus line when
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>>1292358
bet you're a fan of british rail and it's absurdly microscopic loading gauge
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The UP steam shop is just outside of 100 miles from me. So this one will do.
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>>1292366
negatory good buddy
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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=q-ey8LQq-s0
Prins August, taken in service in 1856.
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>>1292291
1 of 2 LSWR 0298 class locomotives preserved.
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That'd be the C.P. Huntington (PBUH)
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Waiting for some Mancunians to win this thread.
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All the major railway and technical museums seem to be in the Oslo area. The only older locomotive in Trondheim seems to be this narrow-gauge engine from 1924 owned by the local technical university.
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>>1292328
>>1292340
Wrong
Not even close to oldest if you’re in Hongcouver
Old Curly was built in 1859
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>>1292370
Is 4014 done yet?
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12 Km away from my home is a big park called Taman Mini Indonesia Indah and it also housed a Transport Museum and the oldest locomotive in the collection is a British-built 2-4-0 from 1880
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>>1293867
https://youtu.be/Plt6UgVo9x4

Regular updates
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There are so many museums around here I can hardly keep track. This is probably one of the older ones, a small narrow gauge locomotive built in 1888.
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GER Y14/ LNER J15 at the North Norfolk Railway. Lovely 0-6-0, but I prefer the B12 they have there
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>>1292365
probably never but a line to UBC cant happen soon enough
>>1293866
shit didn't know about this, or maybe I did, everything in Burnaby is so forgettable
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>>1292355
>US
>Has Canadian flag
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oldest running steam locomotive in Australia
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>>1294823
Heritage Village is comfy tho
And I believe it’s free now.
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>>1292349
I'm surprised there isn't anything older in the area. I checked RMNE and their oldest is the Sumpter and Choctaw #103 built in 1925.
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The oldest preserved locomotive in Croatia, nicknamed "Crna Katica" - "Black Katica"
Locomotive 125-052, built by MAV – Budapest in 1891, originaly locomotives in this series were marked as MAV 326

A locomotive that went through all stages of 20th century Croatian history:

The type was primarily built for pulling freight trains, but they were also used in local passenger transport. In 1918 more than 50 locomotives of series 326 were in use in Croatia, later this locomotives were renamed into JŽ 125 series.

During WW2 the locomotive was used for transporting prisoners to the first concentration camp "Danica" in the NDH, so called "Independent State of Croatia".
(About 3.000 Serbs, 1.000 Croats, 600 jews and 400 gipsies were brought to their execution site).

Later in war damaged by Ustsha bombardments because it stood on territory that was temporarily occupied by Partizan guerilla units.

After WW2 used for things like transporting gravel for construction of the Zagreb - Beograd highway, in operation until the 70s, Overhauled, restored and put on public display in 1981 on the grounds of the memorial site of the former concentration camp "Danica".
1992 until today transferred to Zagreb and installed at the city's main station.
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It's probably "Sam Hill" (1858) which is the oldest in The Henry Ford's collection.
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>>1292291

Central Pacific Railroad No. 1 Governor Stanford. Built in 1862 at the Norris Locomotive Works in Philadelphia, it was shipped via Cape Horn aboard the SS Herald of the Morning in 1863 and began service in 1864. Upon retirement in 1895, it was donated to the widow of its namesake (California Governor Leland Stanford) and spent 60 years displayed Stanford University before being shipped back to Sacramento and put on display at the California State Railroad Museum where it remains today.
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Not sure if living within 100 miles of London is cheating but nonetheless.

Puffing Billy
Built in 1813
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>>1295829
Holy shit I've seen that bad boy? I have family in London so it was free except for fuel.
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>>1295829
Not cheating at all. I love the name lol
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>>1295829
It's the world's oldest steam locomotive that still exists. Le winner.
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>>1296220
>Le winner
It seems you're lost
>>>/reddit/
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>>1298342
we're on 4channel buddy, this is nu-reddit
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1号機関車(Engine No.1 a.k.a. JGR Class150)
Built in 1871
Made in UK(Vulcan Foundry Co., Ltd.)
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>>1292370
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=g7ZSYTwHGis
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>>1292353

What a beauty
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>>1299390
Same
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>>1292291
I bet I can rebuild that. I can fix anything in my shop. No car nor truck I couldn't save from total destruction. The size might pose a challenge.



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