560100 - SBB / Swiss Federal Railways Editors Pick! Contributor's Pick!       
While the cows enjoy the afternoon sun a RBDe 560 commuter train passes in front of the mountain Luziensteig, which was a artillery fortress in WWII and during Cold War time with 4.14 in howitzer. On four levels inside the mountain, the fort system was operated by 160 men, which had a whole living system inside including hospital, own electricity generater and maintenance facilities. As Switzerland has no ocean, our "battleships" were made in hard rock.
Date: 10/2/2010 Location: Sargans,  CH Country Flag Views: 853 Collection Of:   Peider SwissTrip
Locomotives: SBB 560(UNKNOWN)    Author:  Peider SwissTrip
560100 - SBB / Swiss Federal Railways
Picture Categories: This picture is part of album:  Swiss Mainline Railroads, Passenger operation
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Name Type Comments Date
Rick Morgan General Very nice picture! 1/6/2011 12:44:21 PM
Wendy Crim General Beautiful! 2/12/2011 3:27:26 PM
Chris S General Wonderful shot, and thank you for the history lesson as well! 2/13/2011 10:29:32 AM
Curt Beal General Amazing photo. 2/16/2011 12:34:47 AM
David Abeles General Great composition! And, an equally great story about the cliffs behind. 2/16/2011 1:27:32 PM
Bernie Feltman General Rick, Wendy, Chris, Curt and David are all correct 2/19/2011 8:58:36 PM

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