RailPictures.Net Photo: 51009 Cuban National TEM 3 at Havana , Cuba by Chris Egghart
 
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Cuban National (more..)
TEM 3 (more..)
Havana Locomotive Teminal (more..)
Havana , Cuba (more..)
March, 2001
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51009 (more..)
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Chris Egghart (more..)
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Two variants of the Russian TEM 3 Road Switcher rest at the Havana engine terminal. The highly successful TEM models trace their linage to Alco RSD-1s supplied to the Soviets during World War 2. The nearer of the TEM 3 variants retains clear Alco traits including an arched cab roof, recessed circular headlight, and the characteristic single dorsal fan housing. In a case of genetic drift of sorts the latter TEM 3 variant has lost these holdover features.
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