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Adler First German Steam Train

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Adler (Eagle) was Germany's first railway. Beginning from 7th of December 1835 from Nürnberg to Fürth (Bavarian Ludwig Railway), the train was in service for 20 years. Engineer William Wilson from England was engaged to drive the train and instruct the German engineers. He was given a high salary commensurate with his qualification that exceeded the income of the general manager of the railway company.

The passengers wanted to travel with no one else but the "tall Englishman".

The steam engine was powered from two cylinders and can pull up to 9 wagons. The second class passenger wagon No 8 was preserved, because King Ludwig I of Bavaria is supposed to have travelled in it. It's possible to motorize the train.

This piece of history contains:
  • About 1000 parts
  • Steam engine
  • Tender
  • First class wagon
  • 3 minifigures
  • Display
 
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