16 September 2015

On and around the Molli.
DSC3297  The south end of Goethstrasse looking towards Mollistrasse before the town had really woken up. : Bad Doberan, Germany DSC3299  There are some grand old buildings in Bad Doberan. : Bad Doberan, Germany DSC3300  A nice mural in Bad Doberan showing earlier times. : Bad Doberan, Germany
DSC3304  One of many ornate buildings in Bad Doberan. : Bad Doberan, Germany DSC3316  99 2321 heads along Mollistrasse with the 08:28 from Kühlungsborn West to Bad Doberan. : Germany, Mollibahn DSC3324  99 2321 heads out of Mollistrasse and across the first of two level crossings on this section of the line. : Germany, Mollibahn
DSC3327  No longer grand, the former alte Moorbad (mud bath), in Bad Doberan. : Germany, Mollibahn DSC3331  Wismar bound unit at Bad Doberan. : Germany, Mollibahn DSC3333  Coach connections. Of note is the electrical connection which is fed power from a substantial turbo generator on the locomotive. : Germany, Mollibahn
DSC3350  Balcony with a view (and noise!) : Germany, Mollibahn DSC3368  99 2321 runs-round at Kühlungsborn West, the end of the line. : Germany, Mollibahn DSC3372  99 2321 stands alongside the depot at Kühlungsborn West. : Germany, Mollibahn
DSC3376  Kühlungsborn West with the 2-8-2t back on the train ready to head to Bad Doberan. : Germany, Mollibahn DSC3381  99 2321 heads away from Kühlungsborn West with the 10:35 to Bad Doberan. : Germany, Mollibahn DSC3383  Kühlungsborn West station and yard. : Germany, Mollibahn
DSC3385  There is a museum at Kühlungsborn West with exhibits inside and outside. : Germany, Mollibahn DSC3387  A life expired cylinder from a 2-8-2t. : Germany, Mollibahn DSC3391  This sectioned boiler shows the Molli loco boilers are almost entirely packed with flue tubes. The superheater elements make several passes to maximise the superheat temperature. : Germany, Mollibahn
DSC3395  An interesting mix of boiler construction methods with a solid foundation ring but a U shaped firehole. : Germany, Mollibahn DSC3398  Former industrial internal combustion loco and wagons. : Germany, Mollibahn DSC3408  0-8-0t 99 332, a long term resident on the Molli, is now out of service and now on display at Kühlungsborn West. : Germany, Mollibahn
DSC3416  A 5.4kW Fabeg turbo generator, sectioned for display, inside the museum at Kühlungsborn West. : Germany, Mollibahn DSC3433  99 2322 rolls into Goethstrasse halt on the 12:36 from Bad Doberan. : Germany, Mollibahn DSC3455  99 2321 enters Goethstrasse with 12:35 Kühlungsborn West to Bad Doberan. : Germany, Mollibahn
DSC3459  99 2321 and train on Goethstrasse. : Germany, Mollibahn DSC3465  It wasn’t the plan to have cars in the photo but it does show what things are like in busy Bad Doberan. 99 2321 heads onto Goethstrasse with the 13:36 from Bad Doberan. : Germany, Mollibahn DSC3477  The standard gauge, disused, signalbox at Bad Doberan. : Germany, Mollibahn
DSC3483  Alongside the fairly recently added cycle path 99 2321 heads the 14:35 from Kühlungsborn West to the east of the station at Rennbahn which is only used when the race course is open. : Germany, Mollibahn DSC3484  99 2321 on the 14:35 from Kühlungsborn West. : Germany, Mollibahn DSC3490-2  99 2322 heads up the incline on the eastern edge of Kühlungsborn with the 15:35 Kühlungsborn West to Bad Doberan. : Germany, Mollibahn
DSC3490  And in colour, a shot made possible due to digital technology. : Germany, Mollibahn DSC3493  Bad Doberan Munster. : Bad Doberan, Germany DSC3497  Copper and brick at Bad Doberan Munster. : Bad Doberan, Germany
DSC3498  Nice brickwork in the grounds on the Munster. : Bad Doberan, Germany DSC3502  Bad Doberan’s Munster. : Bad Doberan, Germany DSC3503  The Munster’s entrance. : Bad Doberan, Germany
DSC3506  It cost €8 to enter the Munster but this view can be had for free! : Bad Doberan, Germany DSC3513  At the cloisters near Bad Doberan’s Munster. : Bad Doberan, Germany DSC3515  Bad Doberan Munster cloisters. : Bad Doberan, Germany
DSC3523  Another grand building in Bad Doberan, the town museum. : Bad Doberan, Germany