Photographer's Note

Railway museum
For a half of a century The Railway Museum is a temple of culture and activity of numerous generations of railway-workers, the guardian of memories on people and their achievements and events, the place of actualities and meetings.
The Railway Museum in Belgrade was founded on the 1st of February 1950. in the system of The Ministry of Railways. Today it is included in The Railway Publishing Enterprise ŽELNID d.o.o.
The first permanent display was set up on the 30th of April 1953. under the name "Through the history of Yugoslavian Railways". Till today the permanent museum setting has been changed several times. The museum also organizes historical-thematic and artistic exhibitions in our country and abroad. The permanent setting and the exhibitions have been seen by over twenty thousand visitors.

The museum owns over 40.000 objects, regrouped in several collections, and the most important are: technical (collections of: locomotives, normal and strait-track wagons, signalization and security equipment etc.), historical and artistic collection and the applied art collection too. The Railway Museum includes also an archive and a specialized terminology library. In the archive there is historic and technical documentation (134,35 meters), several thousands of original photos and negatives, collection of geographic and railway maps and posters, and the specialized library consists of over 8.500 titles and 1.235 units of periodicals.
From the 12th of April 1990. we also opened for the visitors a Departure of strait railroads in Požega, on 155-200 km of the railway Beograd-Bar, where the exponents are placed on 1,5 hectares- 11 locomotives and 19 passenger, official and freight wagons.
In the year of 1999, in the old railway station in Užice, the permanent display "Šargan eight" was opened. The crown of fifty-years work is revitalization of 13,5km of the railway between Šargan Vitasi and Mokra Gora, construction world's famous "Šargan eight" (closed in February 1974).

Vasa, bakyy, azaf1, mehmetemin, vasariste, jorgi, Miha2ou7 ha puntuado esta nota como útil.

Photo Information
Viewed: 1742
Points: 20
Additional Photos by Zorica Helach (zhelach) Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 225 W: 55 N: 832] (3626)
View More Pictures