The Big Steamer passes the village where Joseph Nicéphore Niépce invented photography in 1822 (it was called heliography at the time).
Emerging from the fog into the morning sun, this is a Le Creusot - Chambéry (and back) steam charter.
- The Marigny Castle - built in the XIII and XVI Centuries
- The 241P 17, built in 1950
Both are officially listed "Historical Monument". As such, th... (more)
Beaujolais wine country
Running southward out of Lyon on the PLM mainline (PLM = Paris-Lyon-Marseille)
Poppies and the 241P
The 241P 17 cruises along the Bourget Lake after leaving Aix-les-Bains during its circular tour Lyon-to-Lyon. Next stop: Culoz.
The 241P 17 leaves Chambéry during of its annual Lyon-to-Lyon circular trip: Lyon-Tournon-Valence-Grenoble-Chambéry-Culoz-Ambérieu-Lyon.
The 241P 17 leaves Ambérieu on the last leg of its annual Lyon-Lyon circular journey: Lyon-Tournon-Valence-Grenoble-Chambéry-Culoz-Ambérieu-Lyon.
The saveguarded steam locomotive 241P 17 drive a passengers train from Dijon (Burgundy) to Lons le Saunier (Jura). It pass through a little vine country. The elevated village at the rear is Châtea... (more)