The world's fastest OPERATIONAL steam locomotive, with a top speed over 180 kmph (115 mph), the 18 201 barely fits on the turntable in Dresden.
One of the crew on the 01 1075 looks out the window as the engine is worked on in Bochum, Germany (Museumstage im Eisenbahnmuseum Bochum-Dahlhausen).
The engineer of 18 201 looks out of the cab as his engine is placed on the turntable in Dresden, Germany.
The number plate for 18 201 glints in the afternoon light.
The world's largest drivers on an engine with a 4-6-2 wheel arrangement, (2.30 m in diameter) about 7 foot 7inches if my math is correct.
The 18 201 steps in to do a passenger run on behalf of another loco that had mechanical problems.
Steamed up and ready to roll, locomotive 35 1097-1 sits in the doorway at the Dresden roundhouse.
Locomotive 44 2546-8 is the head engine for a passenger excursion departing from the HBOF (train station) in Dresden.
Locomotive 52 8047-4 backs into the roundhouse to await the night photo-shoot.
Getting ready for bed, the 52 8079-7 gets some time at the ash pit and then heads into the roundhouse after a long day.
52 8079-7 backs off of the turntable, into the roundhouse at Dresden.
Waiting for the party: loco 52 8079-7 waits in the roundhouse at Dresden for the visiting locos to arrive.
It's hard to read when reflected in the pool of water, but this is the number plate for 52 8079-7.