99 7243-1 on October 8th, 2023 with the last train of the day to the Brocken while crossing the Westerntor intersection in Wernigerode.
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.
This picture was made with a grey gradient filter.
After a rather mediocre day on the highest summit of the Harz mountains, I was rewarded with a nice light situation with last train to the Brocken.
99 7243 leaves with a passenger train from Eisfelder Talmühle to Quedlinburg the station of the village of Stiege in the evening.
The steam engine 99 7243-1, known as "Neubaulokomotive", built in 1955 by LKM (Lokomotivbau Karl Marx) Babelsberg, is pulling the first train of the day to the "Brocken", the h... (more)
HSB narrow gauge monster #7243 is storming out of the Drei Annen Hohne station with the train #8927 to the Brocken summit.