From another negative in the collection of the late O.S. Nock is this view of an Algerian Beyer-Garratt Pacific loco on arrival at Calais Maritime with an express from Paris when it set a speed re... (more)
It is 50 years ago to-day since I took my first photograph of a foreign train. It was this gleaming Pacific we found awaiting the arrival of the SS Canterbury from Folkestone at Boulogne Maritime ... (more)
Another view of SNCF 141R498 built by the Baldwin Locomotive Works of Chester, Pensylvania in 1946 as it waits to leave Boulogne Maritime station with train GE, the 21.18 to Basel. This engine ent... (more)
SNCF 141R498 built by the Baldwin Locomotive Works of Chester, Pensylvania in 1946 waits to leave Boulogne Maritime station with train GE, the 21.18 to Basel.
Former PLM (Paris-Lyon-Mediterainian) four-cylinder compound Pacific No 231K8 reverses into Calais Maritme station before taking the 'Fleche d'Or' (Golden Arrow) to Amiens where an electric loco w... (more)
The driver of former PLM four-cylinder compound Pacfic No 231K22 oils round his engine before departure with the 14.24 express to Paris. Shades of Papa Boule!
The 03.57 train for Paris St-Lazare waits to leave Dieppe Maritime after connecting with the ferry from Newhaven, England. To-day nothing remains of the railway in this harbour, the ships having b... (more)