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Exhibits
Multiple locomotives side by side

The German Steam Locomotive Museum houses many standard-gauge steam locomotives, each of which has their own history. Additionally, narrow-gauge exemplars and other historical rarities can be found at the museum.

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Track gauge

Steam locomotive

Steam locomotive 01-1061 at work in black and white
01 1061
The powerful runner

The three-cylinder engines of the 01.10 series embodied the advancement of the 01 class. Due to the  ...

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Steam locomotive 01-111 at work in black and white
01 111
The first standard locomotive

The class 01 was the first standard locomotive produced in series as part of the 1925 construction p ...

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Steam locomotive 01-164 in black and white
01 164
The "Neubaukessel 01"

Starting in 1957, the Deutsche Bundesbahn rebuilt some class 01 locomotives. They received welded hi ...

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Steam locomotive 03-131 arriving at the station in black and white
03 131
The light 01

In 1972, the Olympic rings were painted on the tender of the locomotive 03 131. For a short period o ...

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Steam locomotive 10-001 in black and white
10 001
The final culmination

The class 10 was the last new steam locomotive developed for the Deutsche Bahn. Only two units were  ...

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Steam locomotive 18-612 in black and white
18 612
Bavarian legend

The Bavarian S 3/6 is considered as one of the most beautiful German steam locomotives. The 18 612 w ...

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Dampflok 23-019 in Betrieb in schwarz-weiß
23 019
The new mixed-traffic locomotive

With 105 units made, it was the Deutsche Bahn's most commonly built „Neubaudampflok“ (newly designed ...

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Steam locomotive 38-2383 crossing a bridge in black and white
38 2383
The allrounder

The 38 2383 was the penultimate P 8 Personenzuglok (passenger train locomotive) to leave the Deutsch ...

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Stean locomotive 39-230 in black and white
39 230
High-speed locomotive for the Central Uplands

With its four coupled axles, its design made the Prussian P 10 particularly suitable for demanding t ...

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Steam locomotive 44-276 going towards the camera in black and white
44 276
The powerful triplet

The class 44 locomotives, which were called "Jumbo" because of their tractive power, formed the back ...

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Steam locomotive 50-3690 is going towards the camera in black and white
50 3690
The "Rekolok"

The class 50.35 originated from the class 50, which was fundamentally modernized and constructionall ...

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Steam locomotive 50-975 arrives at Parkstein-Hütten station in black and white
50 975
Built for all tasks

It was the only DB class 50 locomotive to be equipped with a Riggenbach counter-pressure brake for t ...

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Steam locomotive 52-4924 at work in black and white
52 5804
The "war locomotive"

During World War II, material was scarce, but the need for locomotives was high. Therefore, the clas ...

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Steam locomotive 64-295 is crossing a bridge in black and white
64 295
The “pixie cut”

Because of their stocky design, the class 64 locomotives were given the nickname "Bubikopf" ("pixie  ...

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Steam locomotive 75-501 standing still on the railway track in black and white
75 501
Forged in Saxony

The Saxon class XIV H (BR 75.5) was used for mixed service on main and branch lines. The 75 501 came ...

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Steam locomotive 78-246 at work in black and white
78 246
Fast and agile

The Prussian state railroad designed the T 18 for use on the island of Rügen. Its main area of use w ...

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Side view of the steam locomotive 80-013 in black and white
80 013
Hot steam shunter

Shunting locomotive, industrial locomotive, playground locomotive. The 80 013 had many missions befo ...

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Steam locomotive 86-283 in black and white
86 283
The mixed-traffic locomotive

This locomotive is painted in photographic grey - a paint scheme commonly applied to steam locomotiv ...

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Engine driver in the driver's compartment of the steam locomotive 89-6024 in black and white
89 6024
Sturdy and economical

The 89 6024 belongs to Henschel's Bismarck type, which was developed specifically for private and in ...

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Steam locomotive 93-526 at work in black and white
93 526
Jack of all trades

The Prussian class 93.5 (T14.1) freight locomotive is an improvement on the T14. The 93 526 is the o ...

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Steam locomotive 94-1730 arriving at Emden main station in black and white
94 1730
The "Rennsteighirsch"

The main area of use for the Prussian T 16.1 freight tender locomotive (class 94) was heavy shunting ...

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Steam locomotive 95-016 in black and white
95 016
The “queen of the mountains”

The class 95 was intended to replace the cumbersome and time-consuming rack railway system on steep  ...

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Side view of the steam locomotive 98-307 in black and white
98 307
The “glass box”

Known as the "Spalter Bockl",the 98 307 shuttled between Spalt and Georgensgmünd in Franconia until  ...

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Steam locomotive 99-1562 at work in black and white
99 562
The Saxon "IV K"

The locomotive 99 562 is standing on a transport wagon. This way, the narrow-gauge locomotive could  ...

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Steam locomotive 1 in black and white
Steam locomotive 1

Type: Bn2t (Sander)

Manufacturer: Henschel / Loos

Build year 1928

Steam locomotive 2 in black and white
Steam locomotive 2

Type: Bn2t (Riesa)

Manufacturer: Henschel / MGN

Build year 1948

Steam locomotive 3 in black and white
Steam locomotive 3

Type: Bn2t (KDL 13)

Manufacturer: Budich

Build year 1944

Steam locomotive 4 in black and white
Steam locomotive 4

Type: Bn2t (Fabia)

Manufacturer: Henschel

Build year 1918

Steam locomotive 5 in black and white
Steam locomotive 5

Type: Bn2t (Hidalgo)

Manufacturer: Jung

Build year 1935

Steam locomotive 6 in black and white
Steam locomotive 6

Type: Bn2t (Riesa)

Manufacturer: Henschel

Build year 1949

Side view of the steam locomotive 1757 in black and white
Narrow-gauge locomotive 1757

These locomotives were procured for the military field railway starting in 1914. They hauled armamen ...

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A row of locomotives inside the engine shed
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Logo of the DDM on the floor guiding the way

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Diesel locomotive

Diesel locomotive EL 114 by manufacturer Jung in black and white
Diesel locomotive

Type: B-d

Build year: 1950

Manufacturer: Fa. Jung

Factory number: 11371

Diesel locomotive OME 117 by manufacturer Deutz from 1937 in black and white
Diesel locomotive (Deutz "OME 117")

Type: B-d

Build year: 1937

Manufacturer: Deutz

Factory number: 21193

Diesel locomotive OME 117 by manufacturer Deutz from 1941 in black and white
Diesel locomotive (Deutz "OME 117")

Type: B-d

Build year: 1941

Manufacturer: Deutz

Factory number: 33582

Diesel locomotive DS 40 by manufacturer Diema in black and white
Diesel locomotive (DIEMA "DS 40")

Type: B-d

Manufacturer: Diepholzer Maschinenfabrik Fritz Schöttler GmbH

Build year: 1946

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Diesel locomotive EL 110 by manufacturer Jung in black and white
Diesel locomotive (Jung "EL 110")

Type: B-d

Build year: 1936

Manufacturer: Fa. Jung

Factory number: 6549

Diesel locomotive "Schienenkuli" by manufacturer Strüver in black and white
Diesel locomotive (Strüver "Schienenkuli")

Type: B-d

Build year: 1961

Manufacturer: Strüver

Factory number: 60550

Used for: road constructi ...

Diesel locomotive by manufacturer Orenstein & Koppel in black and white
Diesel locomotive O & K

Type: B-d

Build year: 1937

Manufacturer: Orenstein & Koppel AG

Fabriknummer: 20863

Diesel locomotive V1401 DS 14 by manufacturer Diema in black and white
Diesel locomotive V 1401 (DIEMA "DS 14")

Type: B-d

Build year: 1956

Manufacturer: DIEMA

Factory number: 1880

Diesel locomotive V2501 by manufacturer Gemeinder in black and white
Diesel locomotive V 2501 (Gemeinder 25 PS)

Type: B-d

Build year: 1935

Manufacturer: Gemeinder

Factory number: unknown

Diesel locomotive V4501 by the manufacturer Gemeinder in black and white
Diesel locomotive V 4501 (Gemeinder 45 PS)

Type: B-d

Build year: 1936

Manufacturer: Gemeinder

Factory number: 1518

Diesel locomotive V7201 OMZ 122 by manufacturer Deutz in black and white
Diesel locomotive V 7201 (Deutz "OMZ 122")

Type: B-d

Build year: 1943

Manufacturer: Deutz

Factory number: 46503

Gate of the engine shed in black and white
Diesel locomotive V 7202 (Deutz "OMZ 122")

Type: B-d

Build year: unknown

Manufacturer: Deutz

Factory number: unknown

Diesel locomotive by manufacturer Deutz in black and white
Diesel locomotive by Deutz

Type: B-d

Build year: 1953

Manufacturer: Deutz

Factory number: 55431

Diesel locomotive by manufacturer Gemeinder in black and white
Diesel locomotive by Gemeinder

Type: B-d

Build year: unknown

Manufacturer: Gemeinder

Factory number: 826

A diesel locomotive by the manufacturer Schöma which was used for mining
"Mining locomotive" by Schöma

Type: B-d

Build year: 1938

Manufacturer: Schöma

Factory number: 359

A diesel locomotive by the manufacturer Deutz which was used for mining
"Mining locomotive" by Deutz

Type: B-d

Build year: unknown

Manufacturer: Deutz

Factory number: 12552

Small diesel shunter in black and white
Narrow-gauge diesel shunter

Type: MV4a

Build year: 1951 – rebuilt in 1968

Manufacturer: ORENSTEIN & KOPPEL AG, DORTMUND

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Gate of the engine shed in black and white
Diesel shunter 322 636-2 (ex Kö 4323)

Type: Köf II

Build year: 1933

Manufacturer: Berliner Maschinenbau AG, formerly L. Schwartzkopff, B ...

Side view of the diesel engine 323-871-4 in black and white
Diesel shunter 323 871-4 (ex Köf 6579)

Type: Köf 323 871-4

Build year: 1961

Manufacturer: Gmeinder & Co., Mosbach/Baden

Factory number:  ...

Diesel shunter DI in black and white
Diesel shunter DI

Type: A4L 514

Build year: 1953

Manufacturer: KLÖCKNER-HUMBOLDT-DEUTZ AG, KÖLN

Factory number: 55  ...

Diesel shunter DII in black and white
Diesel shunter DII

Bauart: A8L 614

Build year: 1957

Manufacturer: KLÖCKNER-HUMBOLDT-DEUTZ AG, KÖLN

Factory number: 5 ...

Diesel shunter V20 042 in black and white
Diesel shunter V20 042

Type: V20 Wehrmachtsbauart

Build year: 1943

Manufacturer: Deutz

Factory number: 39 624

Diesel shunter V45 009 in black and white
Diesel shunter V45 009

Build year: 1956

Manufacturer: Elsässische Maschinenbau-Gesellschaft Grafenstaden

A row of locomotives inside the engine shed
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Side view of the diesel engine 323-871-4 in black and white

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Other

Selfdriving steam derrick manufactured by the Demag AG in black and white
Steam derrick (self-propelled)

Self-propelled steam derricks, equipped with normal pulling and pushing devices, were located on the ...

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Klima snowplough in black and white
Klima snow plough

Klima snow ploughs are named after their inventor Rudolf Klima. The plough shares are movable by com ...

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The condensing tender in black and white
Condensing tender

For railway lines with poor supply, condensing locomotives were developed with a condensing tender t ...

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Dining car "Salon R4ü-37 with the number 10-242 in black and white
Saloon car 10 242

The saloon dining car 10 242 has experienced around 50 years of German history first-hand like hardl ...

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Snow blower 730-033-DRE in black and white
Snow blower 730 033 DRE

Such snow blowers could cope with snowdrifts of 5-6 metres in height. Since they did not have an own ...

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A row of locomotives inside the engine shed
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Dining car "Salon R4ü-37 with the number 10-242 in black and white

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