The 2-10-0 steamlocomotive C 5/6 # 2978 "Elephant" of SBB Historic got a large revision in Brugg (AG) by the very experienced members of steamgroup Zürich (Verein Dampfgruppe Zürich). No... (more)
On the north St Gotthard grade, C 5/6 2978 of SBB Historic and C 5/6 2969 of Eurovapor team up to haul a long passenger train together with B 3/4 1369 shoving on the rear.
C 5/6 2978 from SBB Historic with a steam special on the left and RE 4/4 II 11161 with a photographers special on the right head up the northern Gotthard ramp near Amsteg, running partly parallel ... (more)
The steam triple-header leaves Airolo, starting its descent of the Gotthard south grade
Two C5/6 "Elefant" on the front end (2-10-0) and the B3/4 1367 shoving on the rear end (2-6-0) haul a heavy and long historic train on the 2.6% grade at Wassen.
The Elefant double-header (with a 3rd steamer shoving on the rear end of the train) starts its climb of the Northern St Gotthard, while a photograper's special with a green Re4/4 II runs side by ... (more)
What a sight! A steam double-header on the Gotthard line! The two four-cylinder compound 2-10-0 steam locomotives "Elephants" C 5/6 #2978 from SBB Historic (built in 1917) and C 5/6 #296... (more)
Swiss steam at its best! We celebrate this year the 100th anniversary of the beautiful four-cylinder compound 2-10-0 steam locomotive "Elephant" C 5/6 #2978 from SBB Historic.
It is see... (more)
The two four-cylinder compound 2-10-0 steam locomotives "Elephants" C 5/6 #2978 (from SBB Historic, built in 1917) and C 5/6 #2969 (from Eurovapor, built in 1916 and entirely rebuilt ove... (more)
A powerful departure from Airolo with the four-cylinder compound 2-10-0 steam locomotives C 5/6 #2978 (from SBB Historic, built in 1917) and C 5/6 #2969 (from Eurovapor, built in 1916 and entirely... (more)
Today, hundreds of railroad enthusiasts from all over the world came to experience the "Elephants" double-header on the famous Gotthard line! The four-cylinder compound 2-10-0 steam loco... (more)