Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 2005/03/05

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Subject: [Leica] Sad steamer in a car park
From: at (Douglas Sharp)
Date: Sat Mar 5 17:22:52 2005

I was in Braunschweig, where the Rolleis come from, yesterday.
When you get off the train at the Hauptbahnhof it is probably the most
uninviting city imaginable. At least for me it does have two redeeming 
an excellent coffee shop and a steam locomotive.

One of the more powerful - 2350HP - locomotives used by the Reichsbahn from
1937- 1945 and , later, by the Bundesbahn until the late 70's.
Unfortunately in a sorry state on the edge of a carpark (quite a few pieces 
missing too 9suffering from weathering and probably beyond repair, but still 
impressive piece of engineering - the drive wheels are 2 meters in diameter!
Hope you like it anyway
BTW Canon 20D + Leica Summicron-R 2/35

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