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  1. Stuguflten bridge

    Stuguflten bridge

  2. This year's version...

    This year's version...

  3. A view out from the enginehouse

    A view out from the enginehouse

  4. ndalsnes station

    ndalsnes station

  5. Steamer Leaving ndalsnes

    Steamer Leaving ndalsnes

    My "third hand" caught this at ndalsnes, as you can see with the old digicam. I was waiting further up the line.
  6. Steaming up Romsdalen

    Steaming up Romsdalen

    Nostalgic train powering up the grade after ndalsnes. I walked to this spot twice until noon that day from ndalsnes ;)
  7. Nostalgic Rake

    Nostalgic Rake

    Rake of the Raumabanen nostalgic train at Andalsnes. Just check out the clouds! :)
  8. Mountain Steam Shed

    Mountain Steam Shed

    Norwegian type 63a steamer (just another edition of the omnipresent class 52 German war loco) enjoying the last evening sunlight in front of an impressive mountain backdrop at ndalsnes shed.
  9. Train to ndalsnes

    Train to ndalsnes

  10. Not (yet) in Service

    Not (yet) in Service

    Driver of train #2346 waits patiently until the nostalgic steam train ahead clears ndalsnes station. "Not in service" is already fading...
  11. Peeking


    BM 93 winds its way towards ndalsnes shortly before its destination.
  12. You can feel the Ice Age

    You can feel the Ice Age

    Talent in front of a flawless example of U-shaped valley and the mountain range incorporating King, Queen and Bishop.
  13. Leaving the Fjords

    Leaving the Fjords

    BM 93 crossing industrial ndalsnes, turning away from the fjord.
  14. Rainbow at ndalsnes

    Rainbow at ndalsnes

    Talent waiting for departure to Dombs in front of spectacular rainbow scenery.
  15. A hard days work starts here....

    A hard days work starts here....

    At the enginehouse.... About the locomotive: When World War 2 ended in May 1945 there were lots of German planes, cars and other kind of stuff left behind by the German Wermacht. Among these were 74 German locomotives of BR52. These were formally taken over by NSB in 1950. Data Type 63a...
  16. BM93 at ndalsnes station, Norway

    BM93 at ndalsnes station, Norway

    This BM93 is captured at ndalsnes station. It is waiting to go up the valley Romsdalen to Dombs. It is a medium distance DMU.
  17. Type 63a at ndalsnes

    Type 63a at ndalsnes

    We went to the enginehouse at ndalsnes and found the locomotive being made ready for the journey up the valley with the tourist train. The locomotive is a type 63a 2770 (ex german BR 52.2770). July 2003, Norway.
  18. Steam in Romsdalen 2

    Steam in Romsdalen 2

    And off they went up the valley. They gathered momentum to get up the valley towards Verma station. They cross Kylling bridge and go down the valley in order to gain more heigth before they turn up the valley again. This was a trip I did in july together with Per Roar Johansen.
  19. Steam in Romsdalen 1

    Steam in Romsdalen 1

    We left ndalsnes early on sunday to photograph the tourist train that was going up Romsdalen to Bjorli and back again. We found a bridge and started to wait for it. We didn't have to wait for long.
  20. Romsdalen with steam.

    Romsdalen with steam.

    This is one of my favorite places. I knew this one from an earlier visit. PS, they got really good wild strawberries here. They work hard uphill. Those men on the locomotive really know how to fire this locomotive. Between us and the houses in the background are on the other side of the... is a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for sites to earn advertising fees by advertising and linking to - An online railroad bookstore featuring a curated selection of new and used railroad books. Railroad pictorials, railroad history, steam locomotives, passenger trains, modern railroading. Hundreds of titles available, most at discount prices! We also have a video and children's book section. - An online model railroad bookstore featuring a curated selection of new and used books. Layout design, track plans, scenery and structure building, wiring, DCC, Tinplate, Toy Trains, Price Guides and more.

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