İzmir Çamlık Steam Locomotive Museum is Flocked by Visitors

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Turkey's only museum which is one of Europe's leading locomotive and a steam locomotive museum is located in the village of Selçuk district of İzmir summerhouse flocked to the domestic and foreign tourists.


Çamlık Steam Locomotive Museum in Selcuk district of Izmir attracts attention from local and foreign visitors who want to see the "black train". The museum, which is one of the world's leading in its field, displays 1887 steam locomotives, wagons, cranes, water tanks, water tower and steam snowplow vehicles, the oldest of which are 32 models.

Turkey's only dated one of Europe's leading museums, Izmir's Selçuk district is located in the village of summerhouse. Completed in 1866, the open-air museum located on the Izmir-Aydin railway, 36 has a historic locomotive. The railroad, whose story goes back to the British civil war and its search for the demand for cotton, is now hosting this museum.

In the Çamlık Open Air Locomotive Museum, there are German, British, French, American, Swedish and Czechoslovak goods, 1887 coal and steam locomotives produced between 1952 and 36. These include a British-made locomotive with only two wood-working machines. The most noteworthy is Mustafa Kemal Atatürk in Germany for the 1926 private wagon. Atatürk used this wagon on many trips around the country until 1937. For the Aegean maneuvers in 1937, he came to the station in Çamlık, formerly known as Aziziye, and stayed in the train here and managed the maneuvers. Hitler uses a 1943 built-in 85 tonne German locomotive as well as motorized water pumps, water flare, cranes, locomotive parts and materials used in repairing, wagons used in human transportation with many open and closed freight cars, repair shop, a toilet from 1850 and an 900 meter-long old tunnel.

The average speed of the locomotives in the museum opened in 1991 to 20. Turkey's various railway lines serving the British-made goods one year 80 the locomotive, one of the oldest, brought to Turkey. This locomotive, capable of making 1887 kilometers per hour, served in Istanbul Sirkeci Railway Station.

The TCDD Çamlık Steam Locomotive Museum, which exhibits centuries-old black trains, including a steam locomotive with wood boilers, which are stated to be two in the world, hosts 15 thousand local and foreign tourists annually.

Çamlık Train Station

Summerhouse Train Station and the railway where the museum is located, which is the first in Turkey, a part of the İzmir-Aydın line. This railway was built as an 1856 kilometer between İzmir and Aydın with the privilege given to a British company in 130. 10 year-long line of production, completed in 1866. The story of the railway line is based on the civil war that began in America at 1861. England, which received a large amount of cotton from this country, because of the war could not get the cotton cultivation in the Ottoman territory encouraged, even the American American cotton seeds distributed. The British, who encouraged the production of cotton by the permission of the Ottoman government, built the İzmir-Aydın railway line to bring them to the port in İzmir.

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