Lot 406: SCHNEEBERGSBAHN, A-G DER
29 October 2016
Brussels, BelgiumLive Auction
Description: 24 August 1898 WR. NEUSTADT. Stamm-Actie über Fl.200=Kr.400. blue. #2250. No 862. The Schneebergbahn is a rack railway, running from the small town of Puchberg in Lower Austria up to a plateau beneath the Schneeberg, at 2076m the highest mountain in Lower Austria. The line is about 10Km long, and climbs about 1200m. It opened in 1897with steam locomotives, but now uses diesel. Very pretty Jugendstil border of edelweiss and gentian flowers.
Condition Report: VF-EF