There is a Gustav Andersen in the Norwegian 1875 Census in Kvål, Høyland, Rogaland, Norway who might the same guy. He is listed as a railway worker, born in 1850 in Lidkjøbing, Sverige (Lidköping, Sweden). This seems to be my most promising lead.
|[Lidköping circa 1700, from Suecia Antiqua et Hodierna, from Wikipedia]|
I have found a Gustav Andersson, born 1 August 1850 in Gösslunda, about 4 miles away from the center of Lidköping, in Ancestry.com's "Sweden, Births from the Swedish Death Index, 1901-2006" database. I don't know if it is the same guy, but if it is it means that he went back to Sweden after working in Norway, as the database contains birth information on people who died in Sweden.
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