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steam locomotive 50 3624-9

Builder:Deutsche Waffen- und Munitionsfabrik in Posen
Constructed:1942
Works number:401
State:Exhibit

Built by the German Weapons and Ordnance Factory, Poznan, she was put into service with the DRG (German State Railway) on 20.5.1942 as 50 2228. From a look in her log book, it is immediately obvious that when she was built, the isolation of Germany after three years' war was already having a drastic effect. There was only limited availablility of essential metals, so we find entries such as "Die Lokomotive ist mit Heimstoffen gem

Ostbahn Bw Siedlce22.05.194203.04.1944
Magdeburg-Buckau04.04.194406.08.1944
Magdeburg-Rothensee07.08.194409.09.1949
Oebisfelde10.09.194921.05.1951
Stendal22.05.195107.10.1953
Oebisfelde08.10.195303.11.1953
Staßfurt04.11.195314.07.1955
Aschersleben15.07.195526.10.1956
Güsten27.10.195621.06.1958
Halberstadt22.06.195819.09.1960
Eilsleben20.09.196014.08.1962
Magdeburg-Rothensee15.08.196209.11.1962
Oebisfelde10.11.196203.09.1968
Eilsleben04.09.196812.05.1969
Magdeburg13.05.196924.11.1977
Güstrow25.11.197724.10.1981
Wittenberge25.10.1981September 1987
Bf. MeyenburgSeptember 1987March 1993
SalzwedelMarch 1993heute

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