This picture is absolutely stunning. I find this picture to be a contrast between man made machine to the beauty of nature. The many trees covered pure white snow surround the air, while the train passes by filing the air with smoke. I can only imagine what the environment looked like to the passengers of the train!
A train of the Brocken Railway steams through a winter landscape with snow covered pine trees as it approaches its destination on the Brocken mountain in the Harz mountainous region of Germany on Dec 8