The first light of dawn breaks on a late-running Amtrak Northeast Regional train 160 hustling to make up time. She kicks up yesterday's snowfall under a classic PRR signal bridge.
Cogwheel steamlocomotive HG 3/4 # 4 from 1913 is leaving Gletsch with train 160 from Oberwald to Realp and tackling the heavy grade of 11.0 % up to Muttbach. On the right "Blue House", part of the... (more)
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With an impressive plume of black smoke, cogwheel steamlocomotive HG 3/4 # 4 of the Dampfbahn Furka Bergstrecke is pulling train 160 from Oberwald to Realp over the rack section between Oberwald a... (more)
Cogwheel steamlocomotive HG 3/4 # 4 of the DFB with the train 160 from Oberwald via Gletsch and Furka to Realp on the rack section above Oberwald towards Gletsch.
Beautiful steamtrain-scenery in the station Furka (2160 meters over sealevel): The blue train from Oberwald - Gletsch to Realp meets the red one. In the big tent is a restaurant. Right you see the... (more)
Dieselloc at the rear of the steamtrain from Oberwald - Gletsch to Furka - Realp in Muttbach-Belvedere (2118 meters over sealevel). This dieselloc is the helper for the tunnel (right in the backgr... (more)
Cogwheel steamlocomotive HG 3/4 1 "Furkahorn" of Dampfbahn Furka Bergstrecke (DFB) is pulling train 160 from Oberwald to Realp and is just leaving 578 meter long Gletsch spiral tunnel in a grade o... (more)
Amtrak train 160 passes by the old Groton Tower.