Finnish type B1 0-4-2ST no. 9, left side

Published: 22-07-2009 photo #7172 0 comments 0 votes

Category:Steam Locomotives    Manufacturer:Beyer-Peacock & Co Ltd    Country:Finland    Year:2009 Contributor:Peter Langsdale

Description

Photographed in the Railway Museum at Hyvinkää, Finland, on 16 May 2009.
Built in 1868 by Beyer-Peacock at the Gorton Foundry in Manchester, this is the oldest locomotive in the Museum. It was in service until 1926 and is the survivor of two that were imported from England.
Length: 7.9 m, Weight: 26000 kg, Wheel diameter: 1250 mm, Maximum speed: 60 km/h.

See also picture 7173

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