The International Steam Pages

Preserved Steam in Argentina Part 3

Back in 1999 (!), I posted some pictures of preserved steam in Argentina. (Click for Part 1 and Part 2).

Now Pablo Varetti has sent me some 2012 pictures of locomotives at the site of the Ferroviario Club del Central Argentino ( in Perez, Santa Fe (15km west of Rosario), on the occasion of their moving to a large well equipped shed (lower set). There is also a good summary here -

First though is their flagship locomotive 191, seen here in steam in August 2010:

These are general views:

Broad gauge locomotives here include:

C6a Class 2-8-0 688 (North British 1908):

CS7 Class 4-8-0 607 (North British 1948):

M1 Class 422 2-6-0 (Beyer Peacock 1886)

Their metre gauge B54 622 4-6-2 (Maffei 1910), said to be the only serviceable locomotive of that gauge in the country:

Rob Dickinson