December 31 2015

Riding the Harzquerbahn from Nordhausen and a short look at the remains of the Sud harz Eisenbahn.
DSC6544  99 7234 sits awaiting its duty at Wernigerode’s steam shed. : Germany, Harz DSC6546  Nordhausen Nord with 99 7245 at the head of the 10:24 to Drei Annen and Brocken. : Germany, Harz DSC6549  Finally made it, after a failure to make the 10:24 in February 2015 Tom made the train in December 2015. : Germany, Harz
DSC6557  99 7245 takes water at Eisfelder Talmühle. : Germany, Harz DSC6569  Water stop at Eisfelder. : Germany, Harz DSC6573  At Drei Annen the heavens opened. : Germany, Harz
DSC6574  Heading back to Nordhausen railcar 187 016 was found waiting at Eisfelder Talmühle. Normally this railcar forms a service to Nordhausen, connecting with the 12:40 from Drei Annen. On this occasion the steam hauled 12:40 ran through to Nordhausen so the railcar was attached at the rear of the train. : Germany, Harz DSC6579  99 7245’s duty was nearly over for the day as its runs round its set at Nordhausen Nord. The guard works the signalling attached to the station canopy upright. : Germany, Harz DSC6584  At Walkenried (in what was West Germany) is the former station of the metre gauge Südharz-Eisenbahn, now lived in. : Germany, Harz, Sud Harz Eisenbahn
DSC6586  The site of the tracks at Walkenried Südharz station. : Germany, Harz, Sud Harz Eisenbahn DSC6590  The standard gauge station at Walkenried. : Germany, Harz, Sud Harz Eisenbahn DSC6594  At Wieda the Südharz-Eisenbahn ran between the river and the houses on the right. : Germany, Harz, Sud Harz Eisenbahn
DSC6597  Wieda where the railway ran up the road, now it is just the road. : Germany, Harz, Sud Harz Eisenbahn DSC6600  Südharz-Eisenbahn trackbed at Stöberhai. : Germany, Harz, Sud Harz Eisenbahn DSC6602  The station at Stöberhai, which is in the middle of nowhere, is now a restaurant. : Germany, Harz, Sud Harz Eisenbahn
DSC6604  The old station at Stöberhai. : Germany, Harz, Sud Harz Eisenbahn