¶ 2 Leave a comment on paragraph 2 0 a narrow valley to station Steinbruck, 25 minutes for Dinner here the Save unites with the Sann [sic] and we ascend it for 30 or 40 miles in the narrow valley between the mountains with barely room enough for our track and the deep green river at their bases- cultivated hillsides, their summits frequently crowned with a church whose tall white steeples were visible a long distance.
¶ 3 Leave a comment on paragraph 3 0 Past the hansome warm-spring watering places of Teplitz Bad-Tuffer and Markt-Tuffer to the ancient town of Celli founded by Emp^r^ Claudius, a good sized village of clean and modern appearance, beyond which we were cheered by the sight of several columns of smoke from some iron works, a rare sight in Europe, above which rise the ruins of Castle Obercelli
¶ 4 Leave a comment on paragraph 4 0 We again are assured that we have returned to the lands of German railways from the frequency of the switchers whos [sic] “tenders” are always seen at their post saluting the train or officers. A large number of these are women, saluting with a stick extended in the left hand-
¶ 5 Leave a comment on paragraph 5 0 Upon our left, across the wide level plain, rise the green populous slops of the Bacher-Gebirge, then soon appears Marburg, a town of 8000, the 2nd city in Styria, at 2 1/2 P.M-
¶ 6 Leave a comment on paragraph 6 0 Near Possintz we cross a viaduct of 64 arches, 700 yards, and traverse a tunnel same length then approach the River Mur- At Spielfeld we see the old chateau of the Countess de Berry (referred to in Venise) also several other castle ruins upon eminences, and at Wilden we cross the Kainach.