Bochum – Museumszug 58 311 der Ulmer Eisenbahnfreunde 01

Bochum – Museumszug 58 311 der Ulmer Eisenbahnfreunde 01
War Machine
Image by Daniel Mennerich
The locomotive 58 311 of Ulm Railway frends is one of the "real rarities’ under which Germany will in remaining steam locomotives.

The range (BR) 58 was created in 1917 from the experiences of the 1st World War out of pressure from the military administration, the interests of spare parts under from war conditions a large share of all the railway administrations in quantity to be procured Lok asked. Based on a design by Henschel were finally up to the war just under 200 units, the beefy machines built of which the following years another 1,200 locomotives were followed.

Overall, procured the Baden, Saxony, Württemberg and Prussian State Railways locomotives from 1345 together G12.

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