50 Years ago - SNCF 141 R 498 is seen near Le Haut Banc on the climb to Caffiers from the south the the 12.20 Paris Nord to Calais-Maritime ' La Freche d'Or' (Golden Arrow) train. The use of a 2... (more)
50 Years ago - Another 'Liberation Mikado' of the SNCF built by the Montreal Locomotive Works, No 141 R 1272 blasts away from Boulogne-Ville station with the 08.45 Paris Nord to Calais-Maritime ... (more)
50 Years ago - Sister 141R to my previous photo on this day, 141 R 1202 heads away from Boulogne-Maritime with train 24, 13.18 to Paris Nord. Note the later type of smokebox door fitted to this en... (more)
50 Years ago - SNCF 141 R 1201 comes downhill towards Boulogne from Wimille-Wimereaux with train 16, the 08.02 Calais Ville to Paris Nord. This ‘Liberation Mikado’ was from a batch of 100 built b... (more)
The last of the SNCF US and Canadian built 2-8-2s to be built, oil fired No 141R1340 built by the Canadian Locomotive Works at Kingston enters Angers St.Laud with the empty carriages for the 11.55... (more)
Oil fired 141R1249 runs through St.Brieuc station with a westbound freight train. This oil-fired loco was built by the Montreal Locomotive Works, Canada and entered service on the SNCF at Nice Dep... (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.
The final member of the 1,340 strong 141R class of 2-8-2s, oil-fired No 141R1340, built by the Canadian Locomotive Works at Kingston, departs from Angers with the 11.55 local to Le Mans. This trai... (more)
Front-end view of a pair of Lima (Ohio) built 141R 2-8-2s at the loco depot in Boulogne. Lima built 280 members of this 1340 (less 17 lost at sea) strong class.
SNCF 2-8-2 No 141R 50, built by Lima (Ohio) in 1946, blasts through Tintelleries station on the climb out of Boulogne with the 08.10 Paris Nord to Calais Maritime Rapide.