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River Elbe at Dresden, Germany
PS Stadt Wehlen

At Dresden on 5th September 2004
Built 1879
2 cylinder oscillating engine built in 1857 by Ruston & Co at Prague (ex PS Dresden II) - modified in 1915
Compounded with cylinders of 410 and 705 mm and 760 mm stroke
Length 58.50 metres, lengthened from 56.40 m in 1895

Entered service in 1879 as PS Dresden
Renamed Muhlberg in 1926 and Stadt Wehlen in 1962
Withdrawn in 1978 but back in operation in 1982 with a third new boiler
Renovation over the 1993-94 winter season

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Stadt Wehlen at Meissen on 6th August 2014 after completing the morning run from Dresden. Photo by kind courtesy of Phil Barnes

Stadt Wehlen at Dresden's Terrassenufer on 4th August 2014. Photo by kind courtesy of Phil Barnes

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Stadt Wehlen in 2012 : by kind courtesy of Malcolm Oliver


Below : Photos of Stadt Wehlen 2004 by kind courtesy of Nigel Clark

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