Birthday party train of association "Mikado 1244" with former SBB express train locomotive Ae 4/7 # 11026 from 1934 (built by SLM and BBC), blue former CIWL dining car WR # 2749 of VDZ (Verein Dampfgruppe Zürich) from 1926 and first class car type standard II of Mikado 1244 in Rorschach. The guests are enjoying fine food and drinks, while the train is standing 1 1/2 hour til the departure back to Lenzburg (-Brugg (AG)). On the right is cogwheel railcar BDeh 2/4 # 24 of the Rorschach-Heiden-Bergbahn (RHB), now part of the Appenzeller Bahnen. The red cogwheel railcar, built in 1953 by SLM and BBC, will depart at 18.08 h as S 25 service 5033 up to Heiden.
A continuously growing album of photos that IMHO reveal the awesome and seldom seen beauty of railroads from the dimming of day to dawn's early light! From dusk to dawn, trains roll on! (I'm still finding sunset to sunrise surprises!)