Bosra, about 140 km south of Damascus, near the Jordanian border. It is a very ancient city, founded over 1000 years before Christ. RAILCAR ACM3 next to the Roman amphitheater.
Bosra, about 140 km south of Damascus, near the Jordanian border. It is a very ancient city, founded over 1000 years before Christ. a.C. The locomotive (A.Borsig 1914) taken up next to the Roman a... (more)
Barbed wire surrounds the military station on the Deraa-Bosra line
Passenger train running between Damas and Deraa hauled by the Hartmann Mikado #262.
Two Syrian Hartmann steam locomotives are resting at the Deraa shed. On the left is the 0-4-4-2T Mallet #962 and on the right is the 2-8-2 Mikado #262.
An absolute gem discovered in the Cadem shed was this wooden-bodied, De Dion-Bouton petrol railcar No.ACM3, built in 1930 in France and now the sole survivor of three provided to the Hedjaz Railwa... (more)
Damasco-Daraa Line, a Chemnita steam locomotive built in 1918.
A Syrian Galloping Goose is rusting away in a small station on the line between Damas and Serghaya. From the informations that I could collect, it appears that this unusual vehicle is based on a 1... (more)
The sun is already near the horizon as #91 is running towards Deraa with a passenger train.
The Hartmann Mikado #262 is crossing a nice stone arch bridge on the way from Damas to Deraa. For nearly two years during WW1, British demolition teams worked with their Arab rebel allies to metho... (more)
Portrait of the 123 years old Hartmann 0-4-4-2T Mallet steam locomotive at the Deraa shed.
The Borsig Consolidation #160 is rushing through the Garaz/Garez station in the Syrian desert between the cities of Deraa and Bosra.
The Syrian steam locomotive #160 is resting at the Cadem shed. The next day, the Borsig will haul a mixed train to Deraa.
The Syrian steam locomotive #91 built in Germany by Hartmann in 1907 is shunting at the Deraa station.
Portrait of the Syrian steam locomotive #262 at the Deraa station. The 2-8-2 has been built by Hartmann in 1918.