Vr1 659, Vammala Finland
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member small oaks
N 61° 21.549 E 023° 05.508
34V E 611843 N 6804584
Quick Description: This Vr1 659 locomotive aka "Kana" ("Chicken") can be found at Kiskokabinetti gas station in Vammala by the road of Tampere - Turku. This locomotive was moved here 1993 from Haapamäki locomotive park.
Location: Finland
Date Posted: 4/10/2008 3:15:07 AM
Waymark Code: WM3J1G
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member TheBeanTeam
Views: 110

Long Description:
Kiskokabinetti Gas station is famous for it's locomotive and train wagons. Most famous is the historical II World War wagon that was used in meeting of Finnish Marchal Mannerheim and Adolf Hitler. Adolf Hitler made a suprise visit at Mannerheims 75 birthday during the II world war 4.6.1942. This wagon is free to visit and there is also a photo exchibition about this historical event.

More info about vr1 type of locomotives can be found from here. ->http://koti.mbnet.fi/kasii/hoyryveturit/vr1t.htm
Locomotive Type: (required): Steam

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Do you need to pay an entrance fee to view this locomotive? (required): No

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no fee

How accessible is this locomotive display? (Required): Cab access is allowed.

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