Seeing Jean-Marc Frybourg's excellent photos of 241P17 on ligne 4 recently I thought viewers might like to see a 241P on the line 44 years ago. This is the 12.15 Paris Est to Basle arriving at Bel... (more)
Too much water in the tender
Delivered between 1948 and 1952, the 241P were the most powerful Mountains in Europe. The units based in Chaumont were used on the Paris-Mulhouse (-Basel) passenger trains. This was one of their m... (more)
Ready for the departure! The 241 P 17 has been built in 1949 by "Les Etablissments Schneider". It has entered traffic on May 1950 allocated to Lyon Mouche depot. It was withdrawn on May 1971 from ... (more)
The impressive 241 P 17 has traveled many kilometers during this week end. Saturday, it came from Paris to Mulhouse. Today, it returned from Mulhouse to Le Creusot where the locomotive is based. I... (more)
Verein 241 A 65 - 241 A 65 + Chemin de fer du Creusot - 241 P 17
quand le train prend la route ....
transfert de la 241 P 9 vers Toulouse où elle sera restaurée et remise en état de marche
4-8-2 steamlocomotive 241 A 65 on the open doors day in Full. Because of the previous boiler inspection the metal cover of the outer high pression cylinders are dismantled.
In the cab of the ex french steamlocomotive 241 A 65 (4-8-2), which is the largest fired by hand in Europe (without stoker)
The fireman in the cab of the 241 A 65 maintains the fire.
On the open doors day of association 241A65 in the new homebase Full, the largest handfired steamlocomotive in Europe made a short trip to Koblenz and back. The impressive 4 cylinder compound (sys... (more)