Former Prussian (KPEV) G10 0-10-0 No 57 1970 comes past a marshalling yard just outside Saarbrucken Hbf with a train of empty iron ore wagons. The decoration on the smokebox of the loco may have b... (more)
Post-war DB 2-6-2 No 23 052 waits to leave Saarbrucken Hbf with train E131, the 13.18 Eilzug to Karlsruhe where it became D131 behind an electric loco. It had previously changed to diesel power in... (more)
This 23 class 2-6-2 was the last steam locomotive built for Deutsche Bundesbahn in 1959. It was damaged in the museum collection fire at Nurnberg a few years ago. It is leaving Saarbrucken on a la... (more)
Electric, diesel and steam power are all lined up nicely in the late afternoon at Saarbrucken. A day off from my C-130 squadron at Rhein Main air base near Frankfurt allowed for a nice day of rail... (more)
Two DB 23 class 2-6-2 locomotives, 072 and 044, run light through the Saarbrucken main station. This city hosted a number of the 2-6-2 types in 1970.
A steam locomotive crew watch as one of the three prototype class E320 dual-voltage electric locos passes the freight locomotive depot at Saarbrucken with a freight train bound for France.
DB 2-10-0 No 50 470 waits on a very wet night to leave Saarbrucken Hbf with the 21.28 personenzug to Neunkirchen (Saar).