Track condition on Romanian forestry railways are sometimes worrying. The way they "repair" them is worrying too. With a chain they bring the rails together while a worker hammers a wooden stick i... (more)
Steaming uphill through the rain! Althoug the locos are small their sound is amazing. The steam exhaust clearly tells it is a two cylinder design ...
Cutting logs in the forests of Romania. 764 469 waits in the valley until the logs are cut and the wagons loaded before it'll return to the sawmill.
Real live at forestry railways in Romania!
In 2006 I let them rebuilt a loading ramp to demonstrate manual loading of logs. In 2017 we could still use the wooden ramp. 764 469 safes the wagon fro... (more)
CFR diesel-electric GM 65-0989-7 locomotive in Cluj Napoca station, awaits shortly to enter service
Near Ukrainian border
The 1954 built Resita-locomotive thunders through the first of three tunnels of the forestry line Viseu de Sus. While the loco fires sparks against the ceiling of the tunnel the icicles start to m... (more)
A powerful picture of an impressive Romanian engine
An electric locomotive 40-0078-2 with colors a little faded, but I like very much for the CFR emblem, detached in the middle of the front, is maneuvering to join their train.