Montluçon Steam Festival 10 years ago:
- The 141R 840 came from Orléans
- The 141R 420 came from Clermont-Ferrand
- The 141TD 740 came from Limoges.
All engines came wit... (more)
141R840 waits to leave Montluçon with a special train after attending Festirail 2012.
Heavy fuel oil fired 2-8-2 "Mikado" 141 R 1244 (former French Railways SNCF, now owned and operated by association "Mikado 1244" in Brugg/Switzerland) is pulling her train of 4... (more)
One of the last big steam shows in France was taking place around the Annemasse depot in the early 1970's before the Bellegarde-Annemasse electrification, as illustrated by this Evian-Bellegarde l... (more)
Test run of the american built (Baldwin 1945) ex french railway (SNCF) "Mikado" 141 R 568 (2-8-2), now belonging to William Cook Rail. The loc is coal fired with a stoker.
Arrival in Castelnaudary of a test train coming from Toulouse. This was the first train of the 141R 1126 after 9 years of overhaul.
My great uncle, Robert F. McKee, Sr. worked for the Baldwin Locomotive Works as a design engineer on many steam locomotives for American Railroads. It is interesting to me that he also worked on ... (more)
parcours d'essais pour la 141 R 1126 après révision