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Black and white, black and white on the Furka cogwheel steam railway

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If I was ever a fan of rail transport, this HG 3/4 would have been my favourite.

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Black smoke from the firebox, white steam from the pressure boiler.

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A quick stop to tank water and coal, and on the track again!

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This jewel runs through Gletsch, between Furkapass and Grimselpass.

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Sharp your eyes from the Rhone glacier down into the valley and you might see it climbing up the steep track between the road and the Rhone river.

Posted by lorenzoborghi on September 18, 2013

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