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)
A return special to Paris blasts away from Abbeville behind this American built, oil burning mighty 2-8-2. The train is full of trippers who have spent the day visiting the CF Bai de Somme steam t... (more)
The mighty 2-8-2 blasts away from a pause at Abbeville with a Paris-bound trainload of enthusiasts and families who have visited the nearby CF Bai de la Somme steam gala. Two other main line steam... (more)
This train comes back from the Steam Festival in Noyelles. It is full of people with images of steam trains in their eyes, and in their memory cards.
At the end of WWII, the French railroad (SNCF) was devastated. Out of the 17259 steam locomotives of 1938, 6000 only were able to provide service. The rest was destroyed or in need of repairs, and... (more)
Special MISTRAL train from Paris to Marseille with the preserved steam machine 141 R 1199 and preserved cars of AJECTA association.
Preserved AJECTA Nord 4853, built in 1866 by Cail.