Linz Gstadt Bahn 2

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That looks a bit like a picture of a model railway layout :wondering::wondering:
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Ah yes, the Stiege Loop - originally used (I believe) for turning coal trains; we saw it from the main line on our visit in 2017, when me, Chris and Stuart were the only passengers on a railcar from Alexisbad to Eisfelder Talmuhle - we did briefly consider slipping the driver a few Euros to take us round the loop, but he'd already made one unscheduled detour on the trip!

A wonderful aerial photo of it can be found in "Zug in die Wolken":

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Jon.
indeed it was used for Coal Trains to the Power Plant at Silberhutte. However once it was built other freight used it as well, Ingots and Truck Motor Parts to/from Harzegerode plus Any other odds of freight which may well also have included Flourspar from Straßerg. This was all to stop having to transpose freight To Standard Gauge Wagons at Gernrode, it may also have allowed the closure of the line from Quedlinberg that has now been re-opened by the HSB. The Blue Crane still present at Gernrode was used for Sundry transposing purposes.
 
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Great pic Jon. The reversing loop module must make a big click when the loco reverses the track polarity
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Plenty of running lately. A small selection of pictures in the sun......

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I've been following this thread from the start, but only recently realized what "Linz Gstadt Bahn" abbreviates to.

It's an age thing.
 
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I've been following this thread from the start, but only recently realized what "Linz Gstadt Bahn" abbreviates to.

It's an age thing.

Fear-not!

I was delivering papers to a house, for three years.. Always wondered what the green-things that fell off the tree were.. - Like chestnuts, but no spikes.

The house name?

Walnut Rise! :rolleyes::shake:
:(
 
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Fear-not!

I was delivering papers to a house, for three years.. Always wondered what the green-things that fell off the tree were.. - Like chestnuts, but no spikes.

The house name?

Walnut Rise! :rolleyes::shake:
:(

Good job it wasn't called cow pat bottom.....

David
 
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I've been following this thread from the start, but only recently realized what "Linz Gstadt Bahn" abbreviates to.

It's an age thing.


We have penetration.....:rofl:
 
Zerogee

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:sweating::eek::tmi:

W-would you like to re-phrase that?
:giggle::giggle:

Please note that, for once, I had refrained from comment..... :angel:

Maybe I'm going down with something? :wondering:

Jon.
 
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Please note that, for once, I had refrained from comment..... :angel:

Maybe I'm going down with something? :wondering:

Jon.

That sounds even worse, where's the censor when you need him

David
 
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In spite of all that, could someone please explain the penetration remark to the non native speaker in the room? Thank you.

Edit: don't bother, I get it.
That's double penetration now.
 
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AustrianNG

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Oooer......
This attempt to get back on thread will probably fail......
I won’t say it
Two U Class haul heavy timber out of Linz Station. 3C15DFAF-2EF4-41C9-AD9A-A43D4B1CFECA.jpeg
 
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A few words can bring out the perverted minds in all of us.....:rofl:.....WE HAVE PENETRATION. One day, while on the job, a steamfitter was being told what to do about a particularly tricky issue he had with some details of his work. A few of us were trying to explain it to him. Finally, after much explaining he got it, and someone uttered those words, "We have penetration". The lot of us almost fell off our chairs with laughter, as it was so unexpected and spontaneous.

So why anyone would think that penetration into the mind was worthy of censorship, is proof that our collective minds are usually in the gutter.....:giggle:.....I say this with full humor and mean no disrespect to any member of the forum.
 
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This shot was taken a couple of months ago before the line outside the goods shed became the second kink up to the mountain line. The goods shed was reloacted on the siding near Garsten Lokshed.

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Some of today’s roster for a long afternoon running session. E4F55A68-F7E2-42D4-B15A-7D4B2AF52FCF.jpeg A840E216-D02D-429A-B902-087408EDC965.jpeg 2B64F259-6A55-4BB3-83C2-52896DAEED45.jpeg
 
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Just received an actual Railway Modeller Magazine of August 1973 with Charles S Small's LGB article in it.
The start of my passion for LGB and narrow gauge railways.

My "replication" of the his railway is below......


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Amaizing where our inspiration comes from for this Hobby.