RailPictures.Net Photo: 35 SBB Historic Eb 2/4 at Etzwilen, Switzerland by Georg Trüb
 
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» between Etzwilen and Hemishofen 
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» April 14, 2024
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The 4-4-0 steamlocomotive Eb 2/4 # 35 of SBB Historic, based in Balsthal, came to Etzwilen to pull the trains of the VES (Verein zur Erhaltung der Bahnlinie Etzwilen – Singen) on the line Etzwilen-Hemishofen-Ramsen-Rielasingen-Singen am Hohentwiel/Germany, and is crossing the Rhine on the270 meter long and 25 meter high viaduct of Hemishofen, built in 1875. The locomotive was built in 1891 by the Maschinenfabrik Kessler in Esslingen/Germany for the Jura-Simplon Railway (JS) and became later the Eb 2/4 # 5469 of the SBB. Withdrawn but stabled in 1947. 1971 to 1996 operatd by the Eurovapor in Basel. From 2004 maintained and operated by the steam group Balsthal of SBB Historic. The cars are private owned but used by the VES.
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