A portrait of #05.01 during a thunderstorm in Sofia. 05.01 of the Bulgarian Railways BDZ is a "Pacific" 4-6-2 steam locomotive for express passenger trains, built by Krupp in 1941.
Eb 3/5 No. 9 rotates on the manual turntable in Etzwilen to get the face in front for the adjacent westbound trip to Zurich.
A small series of pictures from the regular steam service in Wolsztyn.
By 2012 they used passenger coaches in a modern livery; hence I avoided photographing them. But the lines were still beaut... (more)
The modernisation of the line Poznan (Poesen) – Wolsztyn (Wollstein) left nothing worth to be photographed. Steszew lost everything except the semaphores. However, the cherr... (more)
The telegraph poles along the line from Wolsztyn to Poznan made always a sight on the line through a flat countryside which was, besides the Prussian station buildings, s... (more)
Sunrise over Poland
A calm spring morning at Ruchocice is only disturbed by the morning passenger to Poznan (Posen).
Steam is still alive in North Korea!
Steam in regular use is rare these days, but the steelworks of Chongjin at North Korea's east coast are still using a 2-6-2 tank engine. We cou... (more)
Ex Kahuhui Plantation no. 12, on long term lease to the Midwest Old Threshers from the Georgetown Loop, makes another circuit of the mile long railroad at the Threshers grounds in Mount Pleasant, ... (more)
Black Hills Central #7. Perhaps the longest-serving locomotive at the Black Hills Central is this little Baldwin 2-6-2. Like all of the other locos here, this engine is a log-hog. She w... (more)