Preservation in action
This is the next big thing in French preservation. After staying outside for 40 years, a Chapelon Pacific was moved yesterday from downtown Saint Pierre des Corps t... (more)
Heavy fuel oil-fired former french railways (SNCF) steamlocomotive 141 R 1244, built by Montreal Locomotive Works in 1946 (builder's number 75053)
Sunset on the Lake Geneva
Swiss 1930's high-tech
This engine was built in 1932. This was the best of electric engine technology at the time. The Büchli gear installed here is considered a tech marvel.
Spectacular parallel runs between Bellinzona and Biasca with German and French steamers
A triple header with German 50 3673, French 241A 65 and French 341P 17 starts climbing the Biaschina 2.6% "staircase" on the Southern side of the St Gotthard. The 3 steamers are helped by 2 electr... (more)
German 50 3673 + French 241A 65 + French 341P 17 on the Southern St Gotthard grade in Switzerland
Railfans in action!