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"Steam, Team and Fire"
The 141R 568 leaves Vallorbe as a Lausanne-Paris Lyria TGV is arriving, almost ruining the intended picture.
With the Mont Blanc, highest summit of Europe in the picture (on the right), the ex-SNCF, made in USA Baldwin 141R 568 climbs the grade toward Vallorbe border station on the line going to France.
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)
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)
Arrival in Castelnaudary of a test train coming from Toulouse. This was the first train of the 141R 1126 after 9 years of overhaul.