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Prince August 1856


Designer: M&Ö (Svenska Telegrambyrån), 1961
Dimensions: 64,5×45,5 cm

The state railways’ very first passenger train was built in 1856 by Beyer, Peacock & Co in Manchester. These for their time strong locomotive were capable of 75 km/h. One of the loks, Prince August, came after 50 years of service in Malmö and Östersund to the Swedish Railway Museum in Gävle. The “Prince” had to change the boiler twice during his active time, but is now restored in the original condition shown in the picture.

Designer Anders Österlin, John Melin
Brand M&Ö (Svenska Telegrambyrån)
SKU: 703-002 Category:

200 kr

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