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Taken by my grandfather near the family holiday retreat in Puchberg am Schneeberg, also well known for its steam rack railway up to 2000m Mount Schneeberg. At that time steam also still dominated the branch line to Puchberg seen here. One of the kids is my father.
An amazing summer evening mood I have never seen before or since: The whole sky was covered in rain clouds and it was raining heavily where I was standing. The sun only shone through a little hole at the horizon painting the whole sky with its raindrops in the most amazing colors.
Early spring morning at the "Breadbasket of Austria", a flat region to the east of Vienna. Because of floodings international express trains were running on this single track diesel line that day.
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