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Vaido (Võrumaa, Estonia) on 21 August 2016 in Transportation.

... raudtee Ny Alesundis Teravmägedel, tõenäoliselt kõige põhjapoolsem raudtee maailmas. Pildil olev vedur on 107 aastat vana ja saabus Ny Ålesundi 1917. aastal. Kuni 1950-ndateni kasutati raudteed söe transportimiseks kaevandusest sadamasse.
Praegusel hetkel peaks vedur olema Norras restaureerimisel.

...railway near Ny Ålesund, Svalbard, Norway - probably the northernmost railway in the world. The locomotive is 107 years old. It came to Ny Ålesund in 1917 and was used for coal transportation from the mine to the harbour into the 1950s. At present moment the loco should be under restauration in Norway.

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Mireille T. from Ribérac, France

Excellent photo!!!

21 Aug 2016 9:19pm

Steve Rice from Olympia, United States

Wow, an amazing story behind this wonderful shot! An incredible old train.

21 Aug 2016 11:59pm

Darkelf Photography from Perth, Australia

It looks almost surreal set against the rugged landscape in the background.

22 Aug 2016 2:13am

L'Angevine from Angers, France


22 Aug 2016 6:46am