All articles @
Canada
  Canadian National
  • Kitbashing a CN caboose
  • Europe
      Denmark
  • Gs of DSB with high brakeman's platform
  •   France
  • RAILWAY NEWS AND EVENTS IN FRANCE
  •   Germany
  • "Pop" coaches
  • A brief history of German railways
  • A review of Fleischmann's Bavarian GtL 4/4
  • A review of Trix's Bavarian DXI
  • BR01 to 19
  • BR20 to 39
  • BR40 to 59
  • BR60 to 79
  • BR80 to 96
  • BR80
  • BR97
  • BR98
  • Blue F-train coaches
  • Classification of Deutsche Reichsbahn goods wagons (1920-1945)
  • E69 or 169
  • E93
  • Experimental, unique and unusual German locomotives
  • Five figures and three letters - a story of searching and doubt
  • G10 covered goods wagons
  • German steam locomotive numbering system
  • German track-side signs to print out
  • German-English dictionary of railway or technical terms - appendices
  • German-English dictionary of railway or technical terms - main
  • Grandpa is giving a lesson on lettering of early era III coaches
  • Lettering of German freight wagons
  • Modelling a Bavarian Branch Line - part 1
  • Modelling a Bavarian Branch Line - part 2
  • Modelling a Bavarian Branch Line - part 3
  • Modelling a Bavarian Branchline - part 4
  • RAILWAY NEWS AND EVENTS IN GERMANY
  • Umbauwagen
  • What do the white squares and trapezoids mean on goods wagons?
  • What locomotives are appropriate for what rolling-stock?
  •   Latvia
  • Riga and the Latvian Railway Museum
  •   Modelling
  • Converting a FAMA / KISS / ROCO Tm 2/2 to 16.5mm gauge
  • Fleischmann Magic Train box van lengthening
  • Fleischmann Magic Train box van shortening
  • Internationale Modellbahn Ausstellung, Koeln Nov 2000
  • Kadee couplers for European HO rolling stock
  • Making a Fleischmann Magic Train STAINZ look less like STAINZ
  •   Norway
  • Norwegian train travel
  •   Sweden
  • A photo charter journey through Smċland and Östergötland, Sweden
  •   UK
  • Gatwick Express
  • Out-n-About - Salfords, Surrey
  • Out-n-About - The Snowdon Mountain Railway, Wales
  • RAILWAY NEWS AND EVENTS IN THE UNITED KINGDOM
  • RAILWAY NEWS AND EVENTS IN THE UNITED KINGDOM
  • RAILWAY NEWS AND EVENTS IN THE UNITED KINGDOM
  • General
      Movies
  • Railway Movies
  • Modelling
      DCC
  • Fitting a Digitrax DZ121 into a Roco HO Scale DR BR41 and BR50
  •   General
  • My Maerklin Memories
  •   Layouts
  • Geoff Money's Altburgbahn
  • John Oxlade's Bavarian layout - 1st year's events
  • John Oxlade's Bavarian layout - 2nd year's events
  • John Oxlade's Bavarian layout - an operating session
  • John Oxlade's Bavarian layout - the track plan
  • Rogier Donker's Elliana & Heritage Railroad
  •   Scenery
  • Green Lumps against a Blue Sky
  • US
      Florida
  • The Railroads of Southeast Florida
  •   Modelling
  • Building a Union Pacific SD60M from a Rail Power Products kit
  • Combin(ing) a Chivers Way Car with Boulder Valley Models combine sides
  •   Union Pacific
  • Union Pacific "Double Diesel" Locomotives
  • Union Pacific Century 855
  • Union Pacific DD35 and DD35A
  • Union Pacific SD60 and SD60M
  •   Western Pacific - Union Pacific
  • Out-n-About - The Feather River Canyon, California, USA
  • [an error occurred while processing this directive]

    German steam locomotive classes 98

    Author: John Oxlade, Salfords, England (email: )


    Most of the information outlined below was gleaned from the series of books Eisenbahn-Fahrzeug-Archiv, Dampflokomotiven deutscher Eisenbahn, published by alba.

    In the table below, the link to the image will be in the column appropriate to the version.
    i.e. If it's in it's original form, it'll be in the Origin and class column.
    If it's running with a DRG or DB number, it'll be in the DRG/DB column.
    If it's a DB rebuilt version, then it will be DB rebuilt that's highlighted.

    'Lokalbahnlokomotiven' - Branchline locomotives

    DRG/DB Class and sub-class Origin and class Type Built
    980 Saxon I T V 4-cylinder compound 0-4-4-0 Meyer 1902
    981 Oldenburg T2 2-cylinder 0-4-0 1896
    982 Oldenburg T3 2-cylinder 0-6-0 1898
    983 Bavarian PtL2/2 2-cylinder 0-4-0 designed for one-man operation.
    Early versions (98 301-309) drove onto a lay-shaft, later versions (98 310-322) drove direct onto the rear axle.
    1908-1911
    984 Pfalz T4II 2-cylinder 0-6-2 1900
    984-5 Bavarian DXI 2-cylinder 0-6-2 1895
    985 Bavarian PtL3/4 2-cylinder 0-6-2 1900
    986 Pfalz T4I 2-cylinder 0-6-2 1895
    986 Bavarian DVIII 2-cylinder 0-6-2 1888
    986 Pfalz DVIII 2-cylinder 0-6-2 1898
    987 Bavarian BBII 4-cylinder compound 0-4-4-0 Mallet 1908
    988
    988-9
    Bavarian GtL 4/4
    Nachbau DRG (DRG continuation of Bavarian GtL 4/4)
    2-cylinder 0-8-0 1911-1927
    9810 Neubau DRG (DRG new design) 2-cylinder 0-8-2 1929
    9811 Umbau DRG (DRG rebuild of Bavarian GtL 4/4) 2-cylinder 2-8-0 Rebuilt in 1934
    9870 Saxon VII TS
    Saxon VII T
    2-cylinder 0-4-0 1873-1891
    9871 Saxon VII 2-cylinder 0-4-0 1874
    9871 Localbahn AG München 2-cylinder compound 0-6-0 1879
    9872 Saxon IIIb T 2-cylinder 0-4-0 1875-1892
    9872-74 Localbahn AG München 2-cylinder compound 2-6-0 1890
    9873 Saxon II 2-cylinder 2-4-0 1874
    9874 Oldenburg T12 2-cylinder 0-4-0 1888
    9875 Bavarian DVI 2-cylinder 0-4-0 1891
    9876 Bavarian DVII 2-cylinder 0-6-0 1880-1884
    9876 Localbahn AG München / Bavarian PtL 3/3 2-cylinder 0-6-0 1889
    9877 Bavarian DX 2-cylinder 0-6-2 1890

    [ last updated 1st Jan 2004 ]