Highball on the Harz system.
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.
Two soldiers from the GDR border troops are checking the documents of the Wartburg driver whilst a freight train is storming up to the Brocken. A Bernd Seiler recreation.
The two narrow gauge monsters 99 7238 and 99 7239 are resting in the Wernigerode shed after another long day out on the Harz system.
The only tunnel of the Harz system (the length of the total narrow gauge system is 140 km) is located half way between Wernigerode and Drei Annen Hohne. There is nothing better than a good walk of... (more)
This is certainly one of the most popular spots on the Harz system. Just after having left the Wernigerode Kirchstrasse station (now called Wernigerode Hochschule Harz station), the train is runni... (more)
Train #8925 is the third steam hauled train leaving Wernigerode in the morning. It is seen here at the classical spot near the Wernigerode Westerntor station where the train is crossing the main r... (more)
HSB #99 7238 has just come back from the Brocken with an evening train. It is now serviced in the Wernigerode shed and prepared for the next day duties.
Light power returning to yard after putting away a passenger train.
Resting up for tomorrow ...
Merry Christmas, one of the best engines i ever drive. The 2-10-2 tank of the HSB, former east-german Reichbahn. She will have no prob with this train of just 3 cars