The D 1/3 # 1 "LIMMAT" is a fully operational replica from 1947 of the original steamlocomotive of the first swiss railway from Zürich to Baden in 1847, called the "Spanisch Brötli ... (more)
Six generations of locomotives of the Gotthard line, from right to left: freight train locomotive "Crocodile" Ce 6/8 II # 14253 from 1919, express train locomotive Be 4/6 # 12320 from 1921, Ae 4/7... (more)
Two generations of classic Gotthard locomotives: "Elephant" C 5/6 # 2978 from 1917 with 1620 HP and Ae 6/6 # 11411 "Zug" from 1955 with 5830 HP, on the occasion of the Gotthard Base Tunnel opening... (more)
On the way back home from the large exhibition in Erstfeld during the opening event for the Gotthard Base Tunnel, Be 4/6 # 12320 pulls the education train of the SBB to Winterthur and is passing K... (more)
On the way back home from the large exhibition in Erstfeld during the opening event for the Gotthard Base Tunnel, steamlocomotive A 3/5 # 705 helped her electric sister Be 4/6 # 12320 to pull a lo... (more)
A3/5 #705 (SLM 1904) and C5/6 #2978 (SLM 1917) of SBB Historic after the break in Rotkreuz.
The first ever locomotive of Switzerland was D 1/3 1 "Limmat", bulit in 1847 and withdrawn about 20 years later. For the festivities "100 Years of Railways" SBB rebulit it and ... (more)
A3/5 705 and C5/6 2978 are shunting at Bellinzona Station, after both pulled a Special Train together over the Gotthard line.
Historic Diesel Locomotive Bm 4/4 II can't be seen too often in Eastern Switzerland. Not now and also not during their regular work many years ago. It might have been the first time ever, that the... (more)
A 3/5 # 705 is running slowly towards the turntable, C 5/6 # 2978 has to wait. The steamlocomotives came from Bellinzona over the Gotthard line to Erstfeld this day, pulled by Re 4/4 II 11197.
A 3/5 # 705 is turned on the turntable in Erstfeld, while C 5/6 # 2978 is waiting. In the background Re 4/4 I # 10001 from Olten. This locomotives will be showed to the public on the occasion of t... (more)
Apologies again for a picture that is not 100% steam.
Is it acceptable for a 100% steam photographer if it is just 66.7% steam?