25 February 2015

A visit to Meiningen Works, then home.
DSC0237  Outside the entrance to Meningen works. DSC0243  Various bits stored between buildings. : Germany, Meinigen DSC0244  Former parts of the works now out of use. : Germany, Meinigen
DSC0245  Firebox pressings awaiting use. : Germany, Meinigen DSC0246  Smokebox door pressings. : Germany, Meinigen DSC0249  Various pumps. : Germany, Meinigen
DSC0250  Air pumps awaiting a use. : Germany, Meinigen DSC0251  Old and new boiler tubes. : Germany, Meinigen DSC0257  Boilers tubes being prepared for re-use. They are descaled mechanically and re-ended. : Germany, Meinigen
DSC0261  This large machine was engaged in machining a new foundation ring section. : Germany, Meinigen DSC0265  Swaged tubes. : Germany, Meinigen DSC0266  Flue tube bottle ends. : Germany, Meinigen
DSC0271  Repairing a bearing shell. : Germany, Meinigen DSC0274  New superheater elements ready to go. : Germany, Meinigen DSC0276  More new elements. : Germany, Meinigen
DSC0278  The element return ends are fabrications. : Germany, Meinigen DSC0283  The boiler from A1 60163 Tornado under overhaul. : Germany, Meinigen DSC0285  60163's backhead. : Germany, Meinigen
DSC0286  60163's boiler. : Germany, Meinigen DSC0287  60163's firebox. : Germany, Meinigen DSC0288  Firebox and combustion chamber on 60163's boiler. : Germany, Meinigen
DSC0290  A foundation ring corner was out for replacement. : Germany, Meinigen DSC0300  Welding on 60163's boiler. : Germany, Meinigen DSC0302  A new boiler under construction, believed to be for a 03. : Germany, Meinigen
DSC0304  The boiler in the foreground is from the Dresden Park Railway. : Germany, Meinigen DSC0308  In the works at Meiningen. : Germany, Meinigen DSC0309  A new superheater header and other components. : Germany, Meinigen
DSC0310  This set of rollers is used to form boiler barrels. : Germany, Meinigen DSC0312  A Harz 2-10-2 boiler. : Germany, Meinigen DSC0315  Lost of articulated stays on the backhead of this Harz 2-10-2 boiler. : Germany, Meinigen
DSC0319  A discarded firehole. : Germany, Meinigen DSC0324  A boiler from a Saxon 750mm gauge 2-10-2t. : Germany, Meinigen DSC0325  Saxon 2-10-2t boiler. : Germany, Meinigen
DSC0327  The Saxon VIIK 2-10-2t locos are not small as indicated by the size of the boiler! : Germany, Meinigen DSC0330  Boilers under overhaul. : Germany, Meinigen DSC0332  An overhauled air pump on the testing rig. : Germany, Meinigen
DSC0336  Various boilers and boiler components. : Germany, Meinigen DSC0342  An East German type feedwater heater. : Germany, Meinigen DSC0343  Springs. : Germany, Meinigen
DSC0348  Piston valves which float on their rods - known as Trofimoff-Schieber. : Germany, Meinigen DSC0351  A different type of piston valve. : Germany, Meinigen DSC0353  MoreTrofimoff valves. : Germany, Meinigen
DSC0358  A piston with rod and tail-rod setup for machining. : Germany, Meinigen DSC0363  In the foreground is an old cast cylinder and in the background is the fabricated replacement. : Germany, Meinigen DSC0366  The newly fabricated cylinder. : Germany, Meinigen
DSC0371  Rods and crossheads. : Germany, Meinigen DSC0373  A view down the workshop. : Germany, Meinigen DSC0378  More rods. : Germany, Meinigen
DSC0381  The wheel shop. : Germany, Meinigen DSC0385  The wheel lathe. : Germany, Meinigen DSC0389  A substantial crank axle. : Germany, Meinigen
DSC0393  Wheels ready for tyres. : Germany, Meinigen DSC0399  Wheels ready go. : Germany, Meinigen DSC0401  The wheel balancing shop. : Germany, Meinigen
DSC0408  99 323 from the 900mm gauge Mecklenburgische Bäderbahn, normally known simply as the Molli. : Germany, Meinigen DSC0409  A tram loco in for some work. : Germany, Meinigen DSC0418  FK 262 and 52 8079 in the erecting shop. : Germany, Meinigen
DSC0421  Harz Mallet 0-4-4-0t 99 5902. : Germany, Meinigen DSC0425  Frankfurt-Königsteiner Eisenbahn 2-8-2t 262 being assembled. : Germany, Meinigen DSC0427  Kriegslok 52 4867. : Germany, Meinigen
DSC0429  FK 262 alongside a Harz 2-10-2t chassis and not 01 519 as the chalk board suggests. : Germany, Meinigen DSC0434  5 locos in the erecting shop at Meiningen. : Germany, Meinigen DSC0435  Harz 2-10-2t 99 7239. : Germany, Meinigen
DSC0445  In the fabricating bay with the cab from a Saxon VIIK in the foreground. : Germany, Meinigen DSC0447  Fabricating a new ashpan. : Germany, Meinigen DSC0450  750mm gauge 2-10-2t 99 1760 from Zittau. : Germany, Meinigen
DSC0454  The erecting shop. : Germany, Meinigen DSC0461  Replica 2-2-2 Adler, minus its chimney. : Germany, Meinigen DSC0466  The chassis from 99 7239 and behind FK 262. : Germany, Meinigen
DSC0467  Evidence of the international work undertaken. These driving wheels are from French 141R 1126 which is based in Toulouse. : Germany, Meinigen DSC0468  Harz 99 7239's chassis and 2-8-2t FK 262. : Germany, Meinigen DSC0472  52 8079 - an East Geramn Rekolok Kriegslok, in the erecting shop. : Germany, Meinigen
DSC0481  Saxon 750mm gauge 2-10-2t 99 782's chassis, this loco operates at Zittau. : Germany, Meinigen DSC0484  Poppet valves on Austrain 2-8-2t 93 1360. : Germany, Meinigen DSC0490  A turntable with a deep pit. : Germany, Meinigen
DSC0491  2-8-2t 86 333 in the works depot. : Germany, Meinigen DSC0492  52 8177 brews up in the shed. The loco was on test fresh from an overhaul. : Germany, Meinigen DSC0497  52 8177 in the works shed. : Germany, Meinigen
DSC0499  50 3501, which is based at Meiningen, in the works shed. : Germany, Meinigen DSC0502  On the back of 52 8177's tender a technician was trying to get the electronics to work properly..... : Germany, Meinigen DSC0504  86 333, which had been running on the Sauschwänzlebahn, in the works depot. : Germany, Meinigen
DSC0506  52 8177. : Germany, Meinigen DSC0508  52 8177 with 50 3501 in the background. : Germany, Meinigen DSC0513  52 8177 and 50 3501. : Germany, Meinigen
DSC0516  52 8177. : Germany, Meinigen DSC0517  The front end of 50 3501. : Germany, Meinigen DSC0519  52 8177 and some of the tour party. : Germany, Meinigen
DSC0520  52 8177. : Germany, Meinigen DSC0522  The works yard at Meiningen. : Germany, Meinigen DSC0523  Behind the doors is the erecting shop. : Germany, Meinigen
DSC0526  DMU VT 08 520 in the works yard. : Germany, Meinigen DSC0527  A snowplough built on the chassis of a steam loco tender. : Germany, Meinigen DSC0528  Buildings no longer used. : Germany, Meinigen
DSC0529  Also no longer used. : Germany, Meinigen DSC0532  At Meiningen station were a number of the of the railcars used on the line through Meiningen. : Germany, Meinigen DSC0538  152 082 at Eisenach. : Germany, Meinigen
DSC0539  Eisenach station. : Germany, Meinigen