CFA no.40 "Amboim" a 60 cm gauge wood burning Bagnall 2-8-2T

CFA no.40

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Caption - Caminho de Ferro do Amboim (CFA) was 130 km long 60 cm railway in Angola from Porto Amboim to Gabela. used for hauling coffee. It closed in October 1975. In 1970 no.40 "Amboim" a wood burning 2-8-2T (Bagnall 2637/1940) is seen at Porto Amboim. These useful locos were used for hauling the weekly mixed train which took two days to complete a return trip along the line.

Country - Angola   Date - 1970   General Photo - 286

Photographer - Lou Johnson Collection - A A Jorgensen

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