Cadem locomotive works, 15/9/00

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Visit to Cadem Locomotive Works of the Hedjaz Railway, Damascus, Syria, 15/9/2000.

On the morning of 15/9/2000 a chartered train took the tour group from Damascus Kanawat station across town for a visit to Cadem Locomotive Works.
Since this was a Friday, the day of prayer, the works was deserted.

Steam train departing Damascus Kanawat station, Hedjaz Railway, Syria

160 with scheduled train from Damascus Kanawat station to Serghaya.

Steam train departing Damascus Kanawat station, Hedjaz Railway, Syria

805 departing from Damascus Kanawat station for Cadem Locomotive Works.

Steam train travelling through Damascus, Hedjaz Railway, Syria

805 travelling through Damascus to Cadem Locomotive Works.

Derelict steam locomotives alongside Cadem Works, Damascus, Hedjaz Railway, Damascus

Derelict steam locomotives alongside Cadem Locomotive Works.

Derelict steam locomotives alongside Cadem Works, Damascus, Hedjaz Railway, Damascus

Derelict steam locomotive, Cadem Locomotive Works.

Derelict "Mallet" steam locomotive alongside Cadem Works, Damascus, Hedjaz Railway, Damascus

Derelict “Mallet” steam locomotive, Cadem Locomotive Works.

Steam locomotives under repair, Cadem Works, Damascus, Hedjaz Railway, Damascus

Steam locomotives under repair, Cadem Locomotive Works.

Belt-driven machines in workshop, Cadem Works, Damascus, Hedjaz Railway, Damascus

Belt-driven machine tools, Cadem Locomotive Works.

Traverser & derelict steam locomotives, Cadem Locomotive Works, Hedjaz Railway, Damascus

Traverser & derelict steam locomotives alongside Cadem Locomotive Works.

Derelict 4-wheel coach, Cadem Works, Hedjaz Railway, Damascus

Derelict, ancient 4-wheel coach, Cadem Locomotive Works.

Steam locomotive being serviced, Cadem Works, Hedjaz Railway, Damascus

805 being serviced.