Test run of the american built (Baldwin 1945) ex french railway (SNCF) "Mikado" 141 R 568 (2-8-2), now belonging to William Cook Rail. The loc is coal fired with a stoker.
Arrival in Castelnaudary of a test train coming from Toulouse. This was the first train of the 141R 1126 after 9 years of overhaul.
My great uncle, Robert F. McKee, Sr. worked for the Baldwin Locomotive Works as a design engineer on many steam locomotives for American Railroads. It is interesting to me that he also worked on ... (more)
parcours d'essais pour la 141 R 1126 après révision