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Build in 1944 for the Deutsche Reichsbahn. Series 52 was a simplified war-variant of the 50-series. This engine was at service from depot Knittelfeld. After 1945 she was at service in Austria. After 33 years of service she became part of the strategic reserve. After breakdown of this reserve fleet the engine was sold to the Brenner & Brenner Dampflokomotiven Betriebsgesellschaft mbH and brought back to running order. In 1989 the engine was moved to the Netherlands to the SSN. After revision in Meiningen in 1993 she was set out of service in 1996. In 2003 the engine was brought to the VSM and set into running condition again.

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DateEventOwnerSeriesIdentification
1944 Build for Deutsche Reichsbahn Gesellschaft 52 / 52 3879
1945 Take over by Österreichische Bundesbahnen 52 / 52 3879
1980 Sold to Brenner & Brenner Dampflokomotiven Betriebsgesellschaft m.b.H. 52 / 52 3879
1989 Sold to Stoom Stichting Nederland 52 / 52 3879
2003 Sold to Veluwsche Stoomtrein Maatschappij 52 / 52 3879

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