2Bangkok.com visits the Thonburi locomotive shed



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2Bangkok.com visits the Thonburi locomotive shed
March 19, 2005
Thanks to the SRT steam engine workers and the Thai Rot Fai fanclub

 


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The Thonburi locomotive depot near Bangkok Noi Station


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Two dogs guard engine 850



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Engines 850 and 824 parked nose to nose


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Engine 850 with smokebox open


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Left: Firebox door open
Right: Interior of the firebox


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Detail of firebox
For more info: Steam101: parts of a locomotive


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Maintenance notes


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Detail of Engine 850


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The locomotives were made in Japan


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View from the cab of Engine 824


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Above: View from Engine 850's cab
Right: Engine 824 vents steam


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Makeshift dwelling in an old boxcar


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Maintenance board for the engines in the Thonburi shed


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Homemade railroad benches

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Above and below: Elevated tracks for maintenance
Below left: Engine 4111 on the elevated tracks
Below right: Under the train


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Above: Signs above the football pitch read "Playing sport has many advantages" and "Drugs harm society."
Below: Homemade bleachers and football goal.



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Interior of Engine 824's cab


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Old steam engine tool display


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Workers' locker room area on top of a sleeping room.



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Two interesting things near Thonburi Station
Left: A cement model of the Thonburi Station tower
Right: A tree that has grown into a fence and pipe.

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