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    Snowy franconia forest

    Hi! On the last day in January i was in the Frankenwald ~ franconia forest ~ between Kronach and Ludwigsstadt. Sun, blue Sky and snow - I love it 😎 The line trought the franconia forest is very steep. Heavy freight trains have to be pushed by another locomotive. But on sundays there are very...
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    Many many pictures from germany, austria, slovenia and croatia

    Hi! My name is Matthias and i come from Nuremberg in Germany. I want to present my best pictures. 😊 Enjoy the "trip" and tell me how much you liked it. 😁 You can also find my pictures on my homepage -> and flickr ->...
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    German High Speed Rail

    A ride from Paris France to Saarbruecken, Germany on the ICE over the LGV EST.
  4. Golden october and fried egg

    Golden october and fried egg

    218 451 with an local train from Hanover to Bad Harzburg near Baddeckenstedt.
  5. Local train in Barleben

    Local train in Barleben

    642 189 with an local train from Magdeburg to Haldensleben. The train passes the station Barleben.
  6. In the limekiln

    In the limekiln

    261 070 with an small freight train in the limekiln from Salzhemmendorf.
  7. Steam in the early

    Steam in the early

    89 7513 with an special-train from Derneburg to Bornum (Harz)
  8. Alpine Backdrop

    Alpine Backdrop

  9. Last Remains of Fall Morning Fog

    Last Remains of Fall Morning Fog

  10. Night Steam Cab

    Night Steam Cab

    A scene from the Plandampf Hohenlohe event.
  11. Out of the Alps

    Out of the Alps

    A great cloud mood is engulfing the last mountains of the Alps as a DB 103 with its TEE special heads for the plains of Salzburg and Bavaria.
  12. Plandampf Reflection

    Plandampf Reflection

    Can you spot how the photo was taken? ;-) Class 41 pulling a regular freight at the "Plandampf Werratal" event.
  13. Please press

    Please press

    Luggage trolleys as a remainder of good old railroading days at Lauda, once one of the last fortresses of DB steam.
  14. Welcome!


    In case the giant cut out man doesn't intimidate you... ;-)
  15. Wild Horses

    Wild Horses

    A model-railroad-like photo freight in Bavaria pulled by a Prussian G10 design steamer.
  16. DE 669 HGK

    DE 669 HGK

    DE 669 HGK with great fall colours in the back at Oberhausen Holten.
  17. 185 562-6 ITL

    185 562-6 ITL

    185 562-6 ITL in shiney silver with the Hyundia Containertrain at Oberhausen Holten.
  18. 241.002 Hector Rail

    241.002 Hector Rail

    241.002 Hector Rail at Krefeld Main Staion. The name of the Engine is SKYWALKER! Will be the force with you! ;-)
  19. EH 543

    EH 543

    EH 543 with a lime Train to Flanderbach at Duisburg Entenfang.
  20. My 1147 Eichholz

    My 1147 Eichholz

    My 1147 from Eichholz get her rollout look from General Motors back. Here with My 1155 at Dedensen Gmmer near Hannover. is a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for sites to earn advertising fees by advertising and linking to - An online railroad bookstore featuring a curated selection of new and used railroad books. Railroad pictorials, railroad history, steam locomotives, passenger trains, modern railroading. Hundreds of titles available, most at discount prices! We also have a video and children's book section. - An online model railroad bookstore featuring a curated selection of new and used books. Layout design, track plans, scenery and structure building, wiring, DCC, Tinplate, Toy Trains, Price Guides and more.

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