An engine of the large 50-series in Germany. When the federal railways of Germany changed their numbering scheme, the class 50 was to big to become class 050. Therefore the engines with higher numbers ended up in additional classes: 051, 052 and 053.
|Diameter driving wheels||1400 mm|
|Weight full||146 ton|
|Overheated area||69 m2|
|Grate area||4 m2|
|Cilinders||2: 600x660 mm|
|Water capacity||30 m3|
|Remarks||The development of this class started in 1937 as a replacement for the old freight-train engines in Germany. From this series special simplified versions were derived during the war. After the war many were converted in Eastern Germany (rebuild).|
|1943||Build for||Deutsche Reichsbahn Gesellschaft||50||/ 50 3075|
|1949||Take over by||Deutsche Bundesbahn||50||/ 50 3075|
|1968||Renumbered by||Deutsche Bundesbahn||53||/ 053 075-8|
|1976||Sold to||Vignold||53||/ 053 075-8|
|1997||Sold to||DGEG Eisenbahnmuseum Bochum-Dahlhausen||53||/ 053 075-8|
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