Golden October 1930. 
A long freight train is tortured on the last stretch before the breaking point of the Steige. For the stoker of this BR59 this train should not have been a walk in the park. ​​​​​​​​​​​​​​
Despite the global economic crisis, the continental transport of goods was firmly in the hands of the railways. Only in the regional delivery service did the truck slowly displace horse-drawn vehicles.
Our cyclist pushes his bike on the steep road, at that time he couldn't even dream of a 27-speed gearshift, let alone an e-bike.
As usual I start with a sketch and work from the background to the finished illustration. All done in Adobe Fresco and my beloved Kyle T. Webster brushes.
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