Cogwheel steamlocomotive HG 3/4 # 4 of the Dampfbahn Furka Bergstrecke is crossing the Wilerbrücke with a train from Realp to the Furka pass. The incline with Abt cogwheel system is 11.0 % here.
The 0-4-2 T Cogwheel locomotive HG 2/3 # 6 "Weisshorn", which was built in 1902 by the SLM Winterthur for the Visp-Zermatt Railway, is shunting a freighttrain in Gletsch. This was the very first (... (more)
Night is falling in Gletsch, some locals came for a chat to the station.
The second half of the ascent from Oberwald to Gletsch of the Furka mountain line, the track is running on the (right) slope of the Rotten gorge mainly with a incline of 11.0 % with the Abt cogwhe... (more)
Steamtrain of the Dampfbahn Furka Bergstrecke with cogwheel locomotive HG 3/4 # 4 from 1913 is leaving Muttbach-Bélvedère station to enter the Furka summit tunnel, with the 3166 meter high Vorder ... (more)
"It's time to say goodbye"-scene in Gletsch, when a steamtrain with HG 4/4 # 704 is leaving for the Furka pass and Realp, while HG 2/3 # 6 "Weisshorn" is waiting with a freight... (more)
"Full house" in the small crossing station of Tiefenbach on the ascent to Furka DFB, from left to right HG 3/4 # 4, HG 4/4 # 704 and HG 2/3 # 6 "Weisshorn".
HG 2/3 # 6 "Weisshorn" with a freighttrain in the gorge of the Furkareuss near Realp.
A beautiful contemporary freighttrain is leaving Gletsch for the Furka pass, running over the level crossing of the Furka pass road beside the Blauhaus. Pulling is the 0-4-2 T HG 2/3 # 6 "Wei... (more)
"Full house" in Gletsch station of the Dampfbahn Furka Bergstrecke (DFB) with 3 steamtrains. On track 1 a train towards the Furka pass and Realp with the 0-8-0 T HG 4/4 # 704, which was ... (more)
"Highball" from the station master with the green/white signaling disc for the steamtrain to Oberwald with cogwheel locomotive HG 3/4 # 4, which was built in 1913 by the SLM Winterthur f... (more)
Cogwheel steamlocomotive HG 3/4 # 4 is passing the famous hanging rock in the Rotten gorge between Oberwald and Gletsch.
With the impressive 4506 meter high Weisshorn in the background, a steamtrain of the Dampfbahn Furka Bergstrecke with cogwheel locomotive HG 4/4 # 704 is running between Oberwald and Gletsch.
Cogwheel steamlocomotive HG 4/4 # 704, built in 1923 by SLM Winterthur for Indochina/Vietnam, is pulling a train on the 11.0 % grade over the Rotten bridge and entering the Gletsch spiral tunnel s... (more)
The cogwheel steam locomotive #4 is hauling a Peter Minder steam charter between Gletsch and Oberwald. The same picture could have been taken some 90 years ago.