Day 8 Czech National Technical Museum by Willis Chung
Willis Chung's Gallery
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  1. Willis Chung's Gallery
  2. 2017Mar Prague
  3. Day 8 Czech National Technical MuseumDay 8 Czech National Technical Museum
We have less than an hour for our visit. We spent the time in the main hall.
Literally: planes, trains, and automobiles. What not to like!
A fun microcosm of aviation history squeezed into a small space. Czech pilots flew RAF Spitfires
Vertical stabilizer of the Aero L39 jet trainer on display.
Czech Air Force roundel on the Aero L39 wing.
Spiked motorcycle tires
Clearly designed for turning left on snow and ice.
Here's that Aero L39 with steam locomotives in the background.
L.W.F. model V – Tractor, a training and observation plane, put in production for the USA in 1917
Controls in the cab of the Czech Railways ČD (OeBB) Class 374 Golsdörf 2-6-4 locomotive.
Czech Railways ČD (OeBB) Class 374 2-6-4 4-cylinder No. 375 007
Engine and transmission on the HC 2 (VR-2) Heli Baby Helicopter, production starting 1958
You can almost smell the leather and oil! Bugatti 51 racing car from 1931
Bugatti 51 racing car from 1931. Barely room for two!
Wikov 7/28 Special racing car from 1929. She looks fast standing still!
Pretty deep red Jawa 250 from 1951, according to the sign, heading up the line of bikes.
Cab controls from the Czech Railways ČD (OeBB) Class 374 Golsdörf 2-6-4 locomotive.
Stoker's station , Czech Railways ČD (OeBB) Class 374 Golsdörf 2-6-4 locomotive.
Steam vents from the Czech Railways ČD (OeBB) Class 374 Golsdörf 2-6-4 locomotive.
Smokestack from the Czech Railways ČD (OeBB) Class 374 Golsdörf 2-6-4 locomotive.
Czech Railways ČD (ex-kkStb) Class 252 4-4-0 No. 252 008, in front of the train station display.
Headlamp of the Czech Railways ČD (OeBB) Class 374 Golsdörf 2-6-4 locomotive.
One of the Czech Air Force Spitfires that flew with the RAF in WWII
1924 Motor Company 1000, a luxury level, well made motorcycle.
Great paint job on the Austro-Hungarian Knoller C II from 1917
Serial number plate and headlamp from Czech Railways ČD (ex-kkStb) Class 252 4-4-0 locomotive.
Headlamp and smokestack from the Czech Railways ČD (OeBB) Class 374 Golsdörf 2-6-4 locomotive.
Headlamp and medallion from Indian motorcycle
Indian motorcycle's straight 4 cylinder engine.
An old Harley-Davidson Model 1
Twin cylinder engine on the Harley.
Cab controls in the Czech Railways ČD (ex-kkStb) Class 252 4-4-0 locomotive.
Tail of the Austro-Hungarian Knoller C II from 1917
At the replica train station platform. Early UPS!
This is a real dining car! Imperial Dining Car for Franz Josef I
Looking down the dining car at the rest of the station exhibit.
Another view of the cab in the Czech Railways ČD (ex-kkStb) Class 252 4-4-0 locomotive.
A cow's level view of the front of the Czech Railways ČD (OeBB) Class 374 Golsdörf 2-6-4 locomotive
Headlamp details, Czech Railways ČD (ex-kkStb) Class 252 4-4-0 locomotive.
This Jawa roadster had a 750cc 2 cylinder motorcycle engine, built for a 1000 mile race.
Jawa roadster, great looking grille.
Ground level view of the Czech Railways ČD (OeBB) Class 374 Golsdörf 2-6-4 locomotive.
Superwide front quarter view of the Czech Railways ČD (OeBB) Class 374 Golsdörf 2-6-4 locomotive.
Builder's plate on the Czech Railways ČD (OeBB) Class 374 Golsdörf 2-6-4 locomotive.
Huge crank arm and pin on the Czech Railways ČD (OeBB) Class 374 Golsdörf 2-6-4 locomotive.
You need to have somebody standing nearby to get a sense of scale. Gigantic!
Cab controls in the Czech Railways ČD (OeBB) Class 374 Golsdörf 2-6-4 locomotive.
The serial number, Czech Railways ČD (OeBB) Class 374 Golsdörf 2-6-4 locomotive.
Stoker's position, Czech Railways ČD (OeBB) Class 374 Golsdörf 2-6-4 locomotive.
Steam valves, Czech Railways ČD (OeBB) Class 374 Golsdörf 2-6-4 locomotive.
We have less than an hour for our visit. We spent the time in the main hall. Literally: planes, trains, and automobiles.  What not to like! A fun microcosm of aviation history squeezed into a small space. Czech pilots flew RAF Spitfires Vertical stabilizer of the Aero L39 jet trainer on display. Czech Air Force roundel on the Aero L39 wing. Spiked motorcycle tires Clearly designed for turning left on snow and ice. Here's that Aero L39 with steam locomotives in the background. L.W.F. model V – Tractor, a training and observation plane, put in production for the USA in 1917 Controls in the cab of the Czech Railways ČD (OeBB) Class 374 Golsdörf 2-6-4 locomotive. Czech Railways ČD (OeBB) Class 374 2-6-4 4-cylinder No. 375 007 Engine and transmission on the HC 2 (VR-2) Heli Baby Helicopter, production starting 1958 You can almost smell the leather and oil! Bugatti 51 racing car from 1931 Bugatti 51 racing car from 1931. Barely room for two! Wikov 7/28 Special racing car from 1929. She looks fast standing still! Pretty deep red Jawa 250 from 1951, according to the sign, heading up the line of bikes. Cab controls from the Czech Railways ČD (OeBB) Class 374 Golsdörf 2-6-4 locomotive. Stoker's station , Czech Railways ČD (OeBB) Class 374 Golsdörf 2-6-4 locomotive. Steam vents from the Czech Railways ČD (OeBB) Class 374 Golsdörf 2-6-4 locomotive. Smokestack from the Czech Railways ČD (OeBB) Class 374 Golsdörf 2-6-4 locomotive. Czech Railways ČD (ex-kkStb) Class 252 4-4-0 No. 252 008, in front of the train station display. Headlamp of the Czech Railways ČD (OeBB) Class 374 Golsdörf 2-6-4 locomotive. One of the Czech Air Force Spitfires that flew with the RAF in WWII 1924 Motor Company 1000, a luxury level, well made motorcycle. Great paint job on the Austro-Hungarian Knoller C II from 1917 Serial number plate and headlamp from Czech Railways ČD (ex-kkStb) Class 252 4-4-0 locomotive. Headlamp and smokestack from the Czech Railways ČD (OeBB) Class 374 Golsdörf 2-6-4 locomotive. Headlamp and medallion from Indian motorcycle Indian motorcycle's straight 4 cylinder engine. An old Harley-Davidson Model 1 Twin cylinder engine on the Harley. Cab controls in the Czech Railways ČD (ex-kkStb) Class 252 4-4-0 locomotive. Tail of the Austro-Hungarian Knoller C II from 1917 At the replica train station platform. Early UPS! This is a real dining car! Imperial Dining Car for Franz Josef I Looking down the dining car at the rest of the station exhibit. Another view of the cab in the Czech Railways ČD (ex-kkStb) Class 252 4-4-0 locomotive. A cow's level view of the front of the  Czech Railways ČD (OeBB) Class 374 Golsdörf 2-6-4 locomotive Headlamp details, Czech Railways ČD (ex-kkStb) Class 252 4-4-0 locomotive. This Jawa roadster had a 750cc 2 cylinder motorcycle engine, built for a 1000 mile race. Jawa roadster, great looking grille. Ground level view of the Czech Railways ČD (OeBB) Class 374 Golsdörf 2-6-4 locomotive. Superwide front quarter view of the Czech Railways ČD (OeBB) Class 374 Golsdörf 2-6-4 locomotive. Builder's plate on the Czech Railways ČD (OeBB) Class 374 Golsdörf 2-6-4 locomotive. Huge crank arm and pin on the Czech Railways ČD (OeBB) Class 374 Golsdörf 2-6-4 locomotive. You need to have somebody standing nearby to get a sense of scale. Gigantic! Cab controls in the Czech Railways ČD (OeBB) Class 374 Golsdörf 2-6-4 locomotive. The serial number, Czech Railways ČD (OeBB) Class 374 Golsdörf 2-6-4 locomotive. Stoker's position, Czech Railways ČD (OeBB) Class 374 Golsdörf 2-6-4 locomotive. Steam valves, Czech Railways ČD (OeBB) Class 374 Golsdörf 2-6-4 locomotive.
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