(This page, left) DB ‘Traditionslok’ Meyer tank No. 99 539-8, fully restored as Saxon State Railway No. 132, marshalsstock at Cranzahl for one of the special workings on 19 July 1997. (Lower, left) Map of the 750mm gauge line from Cranzahl to Kurort Oberwiesenthal – all other lines are standard gauge. (Lower, right) Details of the link between the narrow-gauge track and that on the deck of the transporter wagon at Cranzahl. Short pieces of rail some 150cm long can be clipped between the two fixed lengths of rail. One of the narrow-gauge coaches brought in for the event is secured to the transporter wagon by a shunter. (Opposite, top) On 22 July 1997 the weather at Cranzahl was beginning to clear as one of the two Pressnitztalbahn Meyers No. 99 1542-2 shunts the DB’s restored ‘Traditionslok’ onto standard-gauge transporter wagons. Ex DR diesel-hydraulic No 202 452-9 waits to add No. 132 to the line of wagons, each bearing a narrow-gauge locomotive. (Opposite, lower) The last of the DBowned narrow-gauge locomotives is added to the train. In the foreground is Meyer No. 99 1564-6, followed by Zittau-based 0-8-0T No. 99 4532-0 and Meyers Nos. 132 (99 1539) and 99 1608, which had been reunited with its DB running number 099 713-0.
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