after 16 years, this old 1889 boiler ,is subjected to a general repair.
Built in 1922 ,for argentina north east railway ,today in rebuilt for railfan society (ferroclub argentino)
number 907 built in strobel workshop ,back you see a baldwin -westinghouse number 950 ex californian PACIFIC ELECTRIC
built by neilson & reid in 1889 for "NORTH EAST ARGENTINA RAILWAY" ,probably the oldest working steam engine in south america.
Argentina has one of the most demanding suburban services in the world, in the steam era had most big tank engines in the world.
Built in 1914 for Ferrocarril Central Argentino, this Pacific 4-6-2 called "La Emperatriz" had the south American speed record in 1926. It could reach 300km from Buenos Aires to Rosario in 3 hours... (more)