January 01 2016

Up the Brocken in the hope of decent light, then to Quedlingburg by steam.
DSC6607  The old station at Stöberhai. : Germany, HSB, Harz DSC6609  Looking down Kirchstrasse. : Germany, HSB, Harz DSC6611  Kirchstrasse on a frosty morning. : Germany, HSB, Harz
DSC6614  The scene from the station at Hochschule Harz. : Germany, HSB, Harz DSC6619  99 7234 rolls in Hochschule Harz with the 08:55 from Wernigerode to Brocken. : Germany, HSB, Harz DSC6626  Frosty at Drei Annen. : Germany, HSB, Harz
DSC6629  Hoar frost. : Germany, HSB, Harz DSC6634  Taking water at Drei Annen. : Germany, HSB, Harz DSC6644  After a promising start the fog came down on the Brocken. The 09:40 from Wernigerode blasts uphill behind 99 7243. : Germany, HSB, Harz
DSC6646  99 7243 with the 09:40 from Wernigerode. : Germany, HSB, Harz DSC6657  At Goetheweg passing siding a downhill train sits waiting its slot as 99 7239 heads up through the fog with the 10:25 from Wernigerode. : Germany, HSB, Harz DSC6663  On Goethemoor the fog was thickening as the annual New Year’s Day Tradzug heads uphill behind Mallet 99 5901. : Germany, HSB, Harz
DSC6666  99 5901, a 4 cylinder compound 0-4-4-0t. : Germany, HSB, Harz DSC6669  An alternative form of horse power to the Brocken. : Germany, HSB, Harz DSC6670  More fog and steam on the Brocken. : Germany, HSB, Harz
DSC6674  99 7234 leads the 10:24 from Nordhausen towards the level crossing below the summit of the Brocken. : Germany, HSB, Harz DSC6677  Mallet 99 5901 rests at Brocken in the fog. : Germany, HSB, Harz DSC6679  99 5901 of 1897, built for the Wernigerode – Nordhausen Eisenbahn. : Germany, HSB, Harz
DSC6690  99 236 at Brocken. : Germany, HSB, Harz DSC6691  99 236 takes water Drei Annen Hohne between runs up the Brocken. : Germany, HSB, Harz DSC6695  99 236 heads its train of 7 vehicles away from Drei Annen Hohne, the 15:06 to Brocken. : Germany, HSB, Harz
DSC6700  2-6-2t 66 6001 takes water at Alexisbad. : Germany, HSB, Harz DSC6702  Railcar 187 015 at Alexisbad  with the 18:26 to Harzgerode. : Germany, HSB, Harz DSC6705  99 6001 at Alexisbad with the 17:02. : Germany, HSB, Harz
DSC6712  99 6001’s smokebox. : Germany, HSB, Harz