99 7243-1 on October 8th, 2023 with the last train of the day to the Brocken while crossing the Westerntor intersection in Wernigerode.
Ascent to the Brocken at full steam
Locomotive 99 234 of the Harzer Schmalspurbahnen has reached the hiking trail named after the German poet Goethe "Goetheweg" at the Brocken mountain and will soon turn into the brockensp... (more)
The Steam locomotive 99 7241-5 takes the train 8931 past Drei Annen Hohne.
In two specific time windows it is possible to photograph the last train on the Brocken (highest mountain in the Harz) in the light of the low sun and you will be surprised again and again by impr... (more)
Warm late afternoon light bathes 99 7243-1 as it snakes its way through a series of S-curves leading to Schierke, the Harzer Schmalspurbahnen's last stop before the summit of the Brocken.
The HSB 99 7238 hauling the first passenger train of the day is emerging from the unique tunnel of the Harz system which is located half way between Wernigerode and Drei Annen Hohne.
The HSB 99-7239 has almost reached its final destination, the Brocken summit after a long and severe climb that began just after the Drei Annen Hohne station.
The type SKL 24 was developed for track construction and maintenance. The version for the HSB Kl 3859 was produced before 1979 for a track width of 1,000 mm.