During the last years of steam in France, the 141R - of which 1340 had been built in the US at the end of WWII - were everywhere in France. They lasted longer than other series because they were s... (more)
Mikado 141R311 (US Built) and Chapelon Pacific 231G17 at the ferry terminal waiting for a connecting boat coming from England.
View of a train of old steam french locomotive and trainset during an exibition near paris organized by Ajecta assiocation for the 100th birthday of the French Longueville turntable and buildings.
A scene that might as well have been shot in the 1960's: an oil-fired 141R leads an easbound freight train on Paris-Troyes-Chaumont.
The American-built Baldwin 141R840 starts a freight train with a very nice sound on the not-yet electrified Paris-Troyes mainline. This might almost be a picture from the 1960's.
Baldwin and Alco in France
141R840 and 141R420: two american products that are still well and alive on French rails in 2011.
Among the 1340 units built in North Ameri... (more)
A rare steam freight train on a major mainline in 2011.