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EAR class 59 5917 "Mount Kitumbeine" near Voi

EAR class 59 5917

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Caption - East Africa Railways (EAR) class 59 4-8-2+2-8-4 Garratt 5917 "Mount Kitumbein" near Voi on the mainline from Mombasa to Nairobi in 1969. Thirty-four of these magnificent metre gauge locos were built by Beyer-Peacock in 1955 and were the main source on power on this railway which climbed from sea level to over 5000 feet.

Country - Kenya   Date - 1969   General Photo - 655

Photographer - Peter Gray/The Transport Treasury

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