This was my last sight of "normal service" German steam in action, as opposed to in preservation or narrow gauge, and quite a nice way to go out... 01/10 class 4-6-2 No. 012 075-8 is in full cry at the head of a northbound express passenger train from Rheine to Emden, just north of Elbergen. It is crossing the combined rail/road girder bridge over the combined rivers Ems and Grosse Aa together with the Dortmund - Ems Kanal on what at the time had become a single track section over the bridge - nowadays restored to double track. Thursday 6th March 1975. Slide No. 13180.