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24 Class 'Mikado' engine, 1952 - 1964

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y30469L/1/10

Scope and Contents

180 x 195 mm. View of the locomotive from the right front with Suman standing to the side. This engine was the work horse of the East African Railways and Harbours, largely employed picking up loaded wagons of farmers' produce from railway sidings.


  • Creation: 1952 - 1964

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Conditions Governing Use

Good condition.

Language of Materials


Date information

DateText: The dates are approximate..

Finding aid date

2009-09-24 10:33:31+00:00

Includes index.

Repository Details

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