Two members of the crew of another operational 141 R in Switzerland, the oilfired 1244 in Brugg, are servicing the 141 R 568.
A new load of coal for the american built "Mikado" 141 R 568 (former french Railways SNCF). Up on the tender is John Rimmasch of Wasatch Railroad Contractors, who works for this project.
Test run of the american built (Baldwin 1945) ex french (SNCF) "Mikado" 141 R 568 (2-8-2), now belonging to William Cook Rail. The loc is coal fired with a stoker.
Former SNCF-Mikado 2-8-2 141 R 1244 was built in 1946 by Montreal Locomotive Works and came to Switzerland in 1976. Since 1998 the locomotive is undergoing heavy maintenance and will be operationa... (more)
US Mikado + two Citreon Traction avant