The end of a test: the last wheel of the Pacific shows signs of heat, with smoke coming out of it. Unfortunate or not, the test train does what it was asked to, so that the engine will work well w... (more)
When a "Deuche" meets a Pacific, it certainly deserves a picture! It may look like a scene out of the 1960's.
This is a test train for the Etat Pacific 231-G-558, after its overhaul. The train went from Sotteville (near Rouen) to Serquigny, a Normandy trip. Unfortunately a hot box on the rear Bissel wheel... (more)
Here is the glamorous Venise Simplon Orient-Express in a not so glamorous landscape. The famous train must spend some time (with passengers on board) in the Noisy-le-Sec yard, in the Paris suburb,... (more)
The Köf is the ubiquitous little German critter.
I quote Wikipedia (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/DB_Class_K%C3%B6f_III):
In the 1950s, in order to close the gap between the small lo... (more)