A really old negative from 1967.I was on board a train heading for Warsaw from the Hook Of Holland. Trip lasted for 36 hours and 6 changes of locomotive were made. 2 steam, 2 diesel and 2 electric... (more)
When I had a picture of Torun Poland included on the data base several, people commented on the danger of taking photographs in a communist country in 1967 and the way things are today. I hope tha... (more)
It was the Summer of Love and I was greeted at Torun station by a couple of my soon to be students, carrying a bunch of carnations. They looked in horror as I ignored their greetings so that I cou... (more)
Back in 1990, the older Konstal 4N street cars were still running every day on the Poznan tramway system.
An Ok22 class 4-6-0 on shed at Choszczno depot. These Polish built engines had the same frames, motion and tender as an Ok1 (Prussian P8) but had a larger, higher pitched boiler.
Polish ET21 electric loco passes through Opole station with a freight train in 1975.
Polish 2-8-2 No Pt47-129 about to leave Torun with a local train formed of double-deck carraiges early on a cold foggy morning in 1975.
Former Prussian State Railway 'P8' class 4-6-0 (originally Stettin No 2459 built by Borsig in 1915) on the turntable at Malbork depot.
Polish 2-8-2 No Pt47-13 arrives at Lublin from the east with an evening rush-hour train.
This former USATC S-160 2-8-0, No Tr203 325 built by Baldwin, peforms the sad task of pulling apart the remains of another steam loco as it is torched. This engine was the pride of the depot and h... (more)
A large Pt47 heads a 3-car fantrip on a runby on this impressive structure.