231 G 553, Batignolles, 30th July 1961
From the Geoff Plumb Collection of original slides. This is perhaps the sort of thing I should have been photographing instead of rundown BR steam, but you can't do everything! SNCF 4-6-2 No. 231 G 553, one of the former État Pacifics, is seen on shed at Batignolles depot in Paris, which served the terminus of Paris Gare St. Lazare. Sunday 30th July 1961. Photo by John F. Robinson. Collect Slide No. JFR8.