comments anyone?

Date: 2005-12-16
Owner: Rajeev Shrivastava
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Color Space Uncalibrated Date/Time 2005 Dec 16 11:14:58 +0000

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The bigger one fits to XB description, but I didn't know that GIP also employed them. Smaller one is definitely Fairy Queen.
But These two were definitely not employed in the construction site of the Rashtrapati Bhawan or Parliament House....
Posted by Santulan Mahanta on 2013 Dec 27 05:32:44 +0000
Wow! Wow! Great to see old vintage photos.
Posted by Arzan Kotval on 2007 Dec 14 14:03:31 +0000
Brings back memories of a bygone era!
Thanks for the pics Rajeev!
Posted by PVS Praveen Kumar on 2007 Dec 14 07:45:31 +0000
Probably an XB
Posted by Ajai Banerji on 2007 Dec 14 07:33:38 +0000
Oh ok. Thanks for the info Bharat.
Posted by Siddhartha Ganesh on 2007 Dec 13 17:58:55 +0000
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Sid, that's not a WG. Seems like a BESA design to me but someone like Harsh would be able to confirm that. The buildings seen here were built in the 1920-30s and if I'm not mistaken, the loco on the left entered service a little after that. I think...
Posted by Bharat Vohra on 2007 Dec 13 16:41:59 +0000
WG and the Fairy Queen - nice nice! Wish the railway line was still there!
Posted by Siddhartha Ganesh on 2007 Dec 13 16:14:11 +0000
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I vaguely remember being told about a railway siding which was was built to haul the stones up the Raisina Hill from NDLS, to enable construction of the (now) Rashtrapati Bhawan, North/South blocks and Parliament House. This was the first picture I...
Posted by Rajeev Shrivastava on 2007 Dec 13 16:02:34 +0000
"Come on big brother, let's play!"

BTW Rajeev, was the little one pulling the big one or was it being pushed? And some info on the vintage of this photo maybe...?
Posted by Bizzy Mishra on 2007 Dec 13 15:41:04 +0000