Regarded by many as one of the world's greatest steam locomotive engineers, Andre Chapelon retired as Engineer-in-Chief of the SNCF in 1953. Part of his legacy, one of the legendary SNCF 231K Pacifics, is seen here at Steamtown, Carnforth in the 1970s. Chapelon died in 1978.
Company: Lancaster and Carlisle Railway
Photographer: Colin Miller
Contact photographer: Colin Miller
Image number: 21983