The locomotive “Ofoten”

Locomotive Ofoten was the first on the Ofotbanen line and had the No. 7. Ofoten belonged to The Swedish and Norwegian Railway Company Ltd, founded in 1885.

Fire fines Lidner and train driver R. Futter (with grease can) on «Ofoten».
Fra venstre oppsynsmann N. Andersen, Lokfører R. Futter, Smed Rasmussen, Oppsynsmann N. Andersen, Lokfyrbøter Lindner. Foto: William Spear, 1888.

The locomotive was produced in England and arrived at Victoriahavn (Narvik) 15 June 1888. It was tested on June 27, 1888. The locomotive has probably been in operation from July 1888 until the dissolution of the English construction period in March 1889.