30 December 2017

Lineside from Drei Annen Hohne
DSC1258  Red sky in the morning.... : Germany, HSB, Harz DSC1268  The 08:55 from Wernigerode to Brocken, hauled by 2-10-2t 99 7247, climbs through the large clearing below Drei Annen hotel. DSC1286  At the edge of the felled forest near Drei Annen Hohne Hotel 99 7237 hauls the 09:40 Wernigerode to Brocken train around one of the many contour hugging curves on the line.
DSC1297  Treacherous wooden bridge over a stream in the forest on the Bahnparallelweg. : Germany, HSB, Harz DSC1308  Just beyond the passing loop at Drängetal 99 7241 hauls the 10:25 Wernigerode to Brocken train up the grade in falling snow. : Germany, HSB, Harz DSC1310  Railcar 187 019 drops down the grade north of Thumkuhlenkopf tunnel with the 09:38 from Eisfelder Talmühle to Wernigerode. : Germany, HSB, Harz
DSC1320  Pre-war 2-10-2t 99 222 battles the gradient and weather at the head of the 11:55 from Wernigerode to Brocken train. : Germany, HSB, Harz DSC1321  Time to get the train from here to avoid a further soaking! : Germany, HSB, Harz