2006 the english firm William Cook Cast Products (WCCP) bought the french steamlocomotive 141 R # 568 (built 1946 by Baldwin in Philadelphia). On this picture in the vineyards near Nyon the coalfi... (more)
Parts of three american/canadian built 2-8-2 "Mikado" steamlocomotives of the french railway SNCF, stabled in Winterthur, from left 141 R # 1207 (Montreal Locomotive Works 1946), # 73 (L... (more)
The haevy fuel oil fired 2-8-2 "Mikado" 141 R # 1244 pulled the IGE Erlebnisreisen train "Around the East Alps with steam traction only" from Singen to Zürich HB this evening. ... (more)
2-8-2 "Mikado" 141 R # 1244 is leaving Brugg (AG) with a round trip to Wohlen and back, on the occasion of the open doors day 2016 in the Bahnpark Brugg (AG).
2-8-2 "Mikado" steamlocomotive 141 R # 1244 with the Furt- and Limmattal round trip, leaving Brugg (AG) station to the Bahnpark site. The heavy fuel oil fired locomotive was built in 194... (more)
The heavy fuel oil fired 2-8-0 "Mikado" 141 R 1244 reached Zürich main station with the "Round the East Alps with steam traction only" special of IGE from Hersbruck/Germany. The locomotive pulled ... (more)
Engineer Sigi at the throttle on the footplate of canadian built "Mikado" 141 R 1244 between Rothrist and Aarburg-Oftringen, pulling only steamlocomotive 001 150-2 of Eisenbahnstiftung Joachim Sch... (more)
The steamtrain up the south ramp of the Gotthard line with "Mikado" 141 R 1244 made a short stop for water in Faido.
All workers stopped track rebuilding to make videos with their smartphones of the steamtrain which is thundering up the Gotthard south ramp in Rodi-Fiesso station.
"Mikado" 141 R 1244 is ready for departure with her 6 car train from Bellinzona over the Gotthard line to Erstfeld.
Engineer Sigi at the throttle of "Mikado" 141 R 1244, a canadian built, former french railways 2-8-2 with about 3000 HP and 100 km/h max velocity.
Fireman Stefan on the right side of the cab of former french railways "Mikado" 141 R 1244 is responsible for the haevy fuel oil fire, water and steam pressure. The 2-8-2 locomotive has a... (more)
On the last leg of the 5 days journey, from Brugg (AG) to Basel Bad Bf, then with the IGE 7 car train over Bözberg, Lucerne and Gotthard to Lugano and Chiasso on the south border of Switzerland, a... (more)